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Sweet Valentine

Magnolia

Sweet Valentine features tulip-shaped candy floss-pink flowers, with white interiors.

It is a good choice for smaller gardens, as it is unlikely to grow beyond about 3m.

Sweet Valentine magnolia trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £59.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Sweet Valentine flowers from a young age.

History

Sweet Valentine is one of several Magnolias developed by New Zealand breeder Vance Hooper, using the popular Black Tulip crossed with Sweet Simplicity.

Sweet Valentine characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sunSome shade
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originNew Zealand
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • Magnolia
    Sweet Merlot
    Sweet Merlot shares the same parentage - a cross between Sweet Simplicity and Black Tulip.