Genus Magnolia can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs, with large, showy, often fragrant flowers, often opening before the leaves, and sometimes followed by colourful cone-like fruit.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’ possibly the best clear, lemon yellow flower colour of all the new yellow hybrid Magnolias, this one gets its name from Brooklyn Botanic Gardens where it was first introduced. Blooming in late spring just as the leaves emerge, the creamy yellow flowers contrast wonderfully with the dark green leaves. The leaves add autumn colour as they fade to yellowy brown.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4 - 8m. Ultimate Spread: 2.5 - 4m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.