- Common Name(s):
- Lily magnolia
- Nigra , O'Neill
Light gray to brown bark; susceptible to powdery mildew
- 12-15 ft.
- 3-4 in. slightly fragrant deep red purple flowers; reddish purple stamens; opens flat; 1-2 in. cylindrical, deep purple to brown
- Sun; moist, well-drained soil
- Rounded, shrubby habit
- 8-12 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 4-8 in. alternate, simple dark green leaves; glabrous on underside
NCCES plant id: 2045