Watermelon features rich coral pink flowers - reminscent of the flesh of a watermelon. The flowers are borne on bare stems ahead of the foliage.
Watermelon flowers from a relatively young age, and the semi-double flowers are large, even by Magnolia standards, typically 15cm - 20cm across.
You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.
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Watermelon was developed by Vance Hooper of New Zealand. Its parents are Caerhays Belle and Genie (also developed by Hooper).