Photo Courtesy of Robinson Nursery

Magnolia virginiana Moonglow ('Jim Wilson') (Sweet Bay Magnolia)

This slow-growing deciduous shrub features cup-shaped lemony-fragranced, creamy white flowers that appear in the spring. The remaining foliage consists of medium green, oblong-lanceolate shiny leaves with silvery undersides. Slow growth rate.

Flowers bloom mid-spring
15-35 ft tall x 10-20 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture