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Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messel' - 9cm Plant



Catalogue Code: 5140-5397

RHS Award of Garden Merit
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Regular price £11.99
This magnolia is a fabulous addition to the garden with its star-like pink flowers preceded by dark pink goblet-shaped buds. It blooms in April, after which its mid-green, oval leaves appear. This large shrub, or tree, has a lovely rounded form and is a great choice for a small garden, growing to around six metres (20ft) in height and spread. This magnolia thrives in full sun or partial shade and requires little in the way of maintenance. It holds the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Key Features

  • Loved by pollinators
  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 1 x 9cm Potted Plant

Size: 6m x 5m

Height: 6m


  • Celebrate spring with the lovely star-like flowers of Magnolia ‘Leonard Messel’
  • Great rounded shape that’s perfect for small gardens
  • Grows best in moist but well-drained neutral or acid soils
  • Holder of the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

This ‘Leonard Messel’ magnolia is sure to attraction attention in mid spring.

Produces a profusion of pink goblet-like buds that open into star-like blooms on bare branches, with leaves appearing afterwards.

This magnolia grows as a tree or large shrub and has a lovely rounded shape that needs little maintenance.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, this will be supplied in a 9cm pot (measured by the diameter of the pot). With a well strong root system in place, you can plant out in the garden straight away and leave them to establish, or you can grow them in larger pots as they are still young, before planting out to create a stunning garden display.

Can’t plant straight away?

If you aren't able to plant out straight away, then ensure they stay moist. You can place pots on a saucer or tray of shallow water so they are able to stay hydrated. Aim to have them planted within 3 days.

Growing Calendar

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