Also known as
Southern Magnolia, Great Laurel-Leaved Magnolia, Large-Flowered Magnolia, Laurel Magnolia, Loblolly Magnolia, Laurier Tulipier, Evergreen magnolia, Loblolly, Exmouth magnolia, Bull bay
Magnolia grandiflora flower by see here (CC BY-SA 3.0)
50 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Bull Bay Overview
Magnolia grandiflora is a large evergreen shrub or tree species from the Magnoliaceae family, commonly known by many names including Bull Bay, Southern Magnolia and Great Laurel-Leaved Magnolia. Originating from Southeastern USA, this plant produces glossy green leaves and cup-shaped, creamy-white, scented flowers up to 25cm in diameter. It has a rounded, bushy habit.
Common problems with Bull Bay
How to propagate Bull Bay
Grafting in winter.
Special features of Bull Bay
Other uses of Bull Bay
Specimen, ornamental, shade, fragrance, interesting foliage. Summer interest.