Magnolia grandiflora ‘Kay Parris’ – Evergreen Magnolia
DESCRIPTION: Kay Parris Magnolia is a beautiful, evergreen dense tree with small glossy dark green leaves, with a distinctive brown velvet underside. Kay Parris Magnolia produces creamy white fragrant flowers in May. This is a great plant to use as a screening plant due to its dense foliage. Kay Parris is a cultivar of the Magnolia grandiflora family.
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FOLIAGE: Beautifully dense foliage. Dark green glossy leaves and brown velvety underside with undulating margins and pink new growth.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Creamy white, slightly fragrant flowers in autumn
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
LANDSCAPE USES: Great specimen tree. This variety is also appropriate for using as an evergreen screen.
TOLERANCES: Performs best in part shade, tolerates polluted city atmospheres. Also tolerant of coastal conditions and frost.
TREE CARE: Magnolias require organic, well-drained soils with summer irrigation for success.