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Magnolia lilifera available at Logee's

Posted by musaboru (My Page) on
Mon, May 4, 09 at 9:45

I just want to give an FYI that Logee's has this one new for 2009. Very rare I think and difficult to find.
From what I read the flowers are only fragrant for a short period (and short lived) but incredibly wafts tens of feet away. I will try it out and see how the fragrance is. But I feel that its one of those plants that I probably can't report back on until years later when it finally flowers. :O

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One more thing...

It is Talauma candollei on their site (this is the old name).

RE: Magnolia lilifera available at Logee's

Thanks for that!!! I'll have to check it out! (Add it to my wish list)

RE: Magnolia lilifera available at Logee's

Just received my order. Not bad. It is in a 2.5" pot, but the plant is like over 1 foot tall with very HUGE leaves.

RE: Magnolia lilifera available at Logee's

  • Posted by jimshy z7 Brooklyn, NY (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 12, 09 at 21:27

Definitely let us know when you get flowers!


RE: Magnolia liliifera available at Logee's

Logee's is having this plant on sale for the month of November.

To put it in my terms, at the sale price, it's a friggin' awesome deal! I'm not affilliated with Logee's--just trying to promote the hobby of growing fragrant plants!

Keep in mind, it is a tender tropical. And even less cold hardy than Michelia alba (Magnolia x alba). Mine's did die outdoors during last winter. I bought a replacement a few months ago and they were still sending out good size plants of this at least a foot tall.

RE: Magnolia lilifera available at Logee's

Agreed! Mine arrived this week, the plant is 2 ft tall, very healthy looking :)

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