Magnolia grandiflora 'Galissoniere Praecox'

Magnolia grandiflora 'Galissoniere Praecox'

Magnolia grandiflora 'Galissoniere Praecox' is a magnificent evergreen tree, known for its large, deep green glossy leaves that have an attractive rusty brown covering on the underside.

During the summer, this particular Magnolia variety produces numerous large, highly fragrant, open cup-shaped cream- white flowers with dark purple stamens. The scent is pleasant with a slightly citrus undertone.

Over time, Magnolia grandiflora 'Galissoniere Praecox' forms a conical shaped tree that is almost like a candle flame in shape.

Interesting facts:

Magnolias are among the oldest flowering plants and are believed to have existed for millions of years.

They are also primarily pollinated by beetles, although bees are also attracted to their flowers.

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