Thursday, April 21, 2005; Page GZ48
Magnolia (variety Galaxy)
Botanic name:Magnolia "Galaxy."
Flowers: Red-purple, in April.
Size: To 30 feet.
Form: Upright with strong central trunk.
Needs: Prefers moist, well-drained, acid soil.
Comments: Blooms later than other magnolias, making it less prone to freeze damage. A little large for a small patio.