· Here is a great specimen tree for a base in a flower bed
· Magnolia is thought of as a southern tree, but Betty is good to zone 4
· Prefers moist well-draining soil in full sun to partial shade; if possible, give it some winter wind protection
· Mature H 12’ x 10’ W
· Smothered in reddish purple blooms in the spring. Flowers before leaving out.
· Steady grower and long lived. Low maintenance – mulch in summer for moisture.