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Butterfly Magnolia Tree Magnolia acuminata 'Butterfly'


  • Butterfly Magnolia Tree

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Regular price $99.99 Sale price
$99.99

  • 2-3 ft. $99.99

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Product Details

Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors

This plant may not thrive in your area


    
    
    
      4-9 outdoors
    
   Map 4-9 outdoors (hardy down to -20℉)
  • Mature Height: 15-25 ft.
  • Mature Width: 10-15 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full to Partial Sun
  • Blooms: Spring
  • Growth Rate: 1 ft.
  • Botanical Name: Magnolia acuminata 'Butterfly'
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ

Product Description

The Official Spring Greeter

The Butterfly Magnolia tree is a stunning ornamental tree that showcases yellow blooms... one of the first blooms to appear in the spring!

Here's why it's the most desirable centerpiece tree for any yard:
• Flowers early in the spring
• Attracts all sorts of wildlife
• Countless landscape uses
• Low maintenance and cold hardy

Your new Butterfly Magnolia tree bursts with 4-5 inch vibrant double yellow flowers. Each bloom holds 10 to 15 petals, reminiscent of flitting butterflies. The show doesn't stop there! Its fragrant blooms reveal eye-popping orange stamens that attract bees, butterflies, and birds. Your early spring will never be the same.

Bred by magnolia expert Phil Savage, the Butterfly Magnolia is a cross between the Cucumber Magnolia and the Yulan Magnolia. This deciduous variety flowers before the foliage appear. The blooms then give way to lush oval-shaped green leaves in the summer. The magnolia's gorgeous pyramid shape makes it a visual centerpiece for every growing season.

Easy Maintenance
The looks are plentiful, but the maintenance is low. Lightly prune your plant right after the flowering ends to maintain its natural shape. Make sure to place your tree in a wind-protected area with rich well-drained soil. The magnolia thrives in full sun or partial shade. Once your tree is established, you only need to water periodically since it hates wet feet. Feed with an all-purpose organic fertilizer twice a year to ensure the biggest brightest blooms in the spring. Pests and diseases are minimal. Plus, the magnolia is cold hardy down to -20F.

Loved in any Landscape
Your Butterfly Magnolia will be a focal point plant in any garden design. Thanks to its small and forgiving roots, this type of magnolia can be under-planted with luxuriant ground covers and perennials that like partial shade. Use it as part of a hedge planting, a waterside feature, and even at the entrance of a woodland garden. You can even container plant the tree for a patio or walkway spruce-up. Watch neighbors and wildlife alike flock to the magnolia in awe!

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Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, & 5. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
Order Total Shipping Charges
Less than $15 $11.99
$15.00-$23.99 $13.99
$24.00-$39.99 $16.99
$40.00-$79.99 $19.99
$80.00-$98.99 $24.99
$99.00-$128.99 $29.99
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