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Rebecca's Perfume

Rebecca's Perfume magnolia flower

Rebecca's Perfume is named for its attractive scented flowers - amongst the most scented of any Magnolia.

The flowers are light pink, becoming almost white, and are longer lasting than many other Magnolias.

This is also a good choice if you want a Magnolia but have limited space - it is unlikely to grow more than 5m-6m.

Rebecca's Perfume magnolia for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


How to grow

As one of the earlier flowering Magnolias, Rebecca's Perfume really benefits from being planted in a sheltered location.

History

Rebecca's Perfume (also known as Rebekah's Perfume or Rebekka's Perfume) was originally raised in New Zealand by Oswald Blumhardt, and selected by Michael Gottschalk, a major grower of Magnolias in Germany.  It is a hybrid of Magnolia x soulangea 'Amabilis' and 

Rebecca's Perfume characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Flowering seasonEarly
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningNo need to prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Country of originNew Zealand
  • Annual cycleDeciduous