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Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Genie’®


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Magnolia x soulangeana is a hybrid of the cultivars Magnolia liliflora and Magnolia denudata, bred in 1820-26 by the botanist S. Soulange-Bodin in Fromont, France.
Magnolia x soulangeana 'Geniewas bred in New Zealand by V. J. Hooper, introduced commercially in 2011 by P. Vergeldt.
'Genieis a magnolia with a small slow-growing tree with a bushy habit growing up to 3 m high. It is a sensational magnolia variety capable of repeat flowering in August.
In late April/early May, deep dark purple buds appear on twigs that have not yet developed leaves. The flowers are extremely impressive, delicately fragrant and reach a diameter of 10 to 15 cm. The flowers take on a beautiful shade of noble red wine during flowering, and consist of 6 - 12 fleshy petals, shell-like in shape.
The petals (tepals) on both sides are dark burgundy outside edge gently turned up and lighter fuchsia-coloured.
Variety 'Genieis one of the most beautiful and sought-after varieties of dark-flowering magnolias, requiring a humus, permeable, slightly acidic substrate and a sheltered, sunny position.

Magnolia x soulangeana 'Geniereceived the silver medal in the Novelty Plant Competition of the International Exhibition 'Green is Life' in 2013.

Height and width of the dispatched plant

Variant of the product.

Target height and width

300/500 cm

Planting period

From spring to autumn

Container size

Variant of the product.

Bloom time

From April until May


Hardy, zone 6B


Keep the soil moderately moist.

Soil type

Fertile, loamy, well-drained, slightly acidic to neutral



Maintenance procedures

It is important to cover plants for the winter and removing diseased and frosted shoots, after winter.

For details on how to grow magnolias, see HERE.
Magnolia growth rate

Slow growth pace.

Magnolia form

Large shrub.

Magnolia cutting

Spherical and spreading.

Flowers - tepala length

From 10 to 12 cm.

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