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Magnolia soulangeana


By Andip

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi everyone,

I have a Magnolia soulangeana (2ft height) to plant in a freshly dug circular bed about 3ft across.

What would people recommend as companion plants?

Thanks, Andi



im know plantsmen but id personaly keep that as the focal point and maybe put low anuals around it so you can change the look every year .

15 Mar, 2012


Thanks Noseypotter,

I've read elsewhere about Magnolia having roots close to the surface that don't like to be disturbed, so I'm trying plan a planting scheme that takes account of this.

15 Mar, 2012


Under my magnolia I have some snowdrops and primroses, hardy geranium for the summer and colchicum (autumn crocus) for later in the year

15 Mar, 2012


your welcome andip . snow drops sound nice .

15 Mar, 2012


Pamg - also good suggestions, thanks.

I have some snowdrops in the green just delivered from Thompson and Morgan so now I know where they can go.

Now just need to decide what to have there for summer/autumn.

16 Mar, 2012


I have some Japanese anemones under mine.

17 Mar, 2012

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