Magnolia Grandiflora for Sale in New Zealand

Magnolia grandiflora AKA Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay or Laurel Magnolia is a top 10 tree that is easy to grow. Here at Wairere we stock all the best cultivars such as: - 'Little Gem', 'Ferruginea', 'Mainstreet', 'Blanchard', and 'Samuel Sommer' to name just some of our quality selection.Magnolia grandiflora if left to develop unhindered will grow into a magnificent evergreen specimen tree. Typically the large, leathery foliage is a dark glossy green with soft rust coloured under-felt. The flowers which appear from summer to autumn are very large hence the name 'grandiflora'. They have a beautiful substance, coloured a rich creamy white and oh the delicious fragrance. The flowers are followed by attractive cones which hold the seeds. Magnolia grandiflora and its cultivars respond well to pruning and trimming and in fact they are grown as a regularly pruned foliage crop for the cut flower industry. Cultivars such as 'Little Gem' are more compact in habit and are popular for container or border planting.The natural habitat of this handsome tree is the hurricane belt of the Southern East Coast of the United States. Magnolia grandiflora is remarkably 'wind firm' and thrives in warm moist conditions. At Wairere we have seen this tree grow well in less than ideal situations which speaks volumes for its remarkable tolerance and adaptability. So whether you want to evoke romantic memories of Rhett and Scarlett in 'Gone with the Wind' or you want a rewarding, hardy easy to grow handsome evergreen tree Magnolia grandiflora is well worth considering. Browse through our selection at our nursery at 826 Gordonton Road, Hamilton or simply shop on-line from our secure web-site and your selection can be sent direct to your door.


Magnolia Teddy Bear

A compact and upright Magnolia with large creamy white flowers that are softly fragrant in Spring through to Summer. Glossy dark green leaves accented with a bronze under felt. Evergreen.

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Height: 4.5m x 3m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Magnolia Little Gem

This tree is definitely in my top 10! Always looks good, tolerates just about any conditions. Glossy green leaves accented with a bronze under felt, large creamy white blooms that are softly fragrant. Wonderful as a single specimen or as an avenue planting. Evergreen.

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Height: 4m x 2m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery


Magnolia Blanchard

A very handsome evergreen specimen tree with dark green glossy leaves that have a brown under-felt. The flowers are magnificent. Cupped, creamy, fragrant and large. They appear in late summer. Easy to grow and quite hardy. Matures to a pyramidal shape, worthy of the space to grow unhindered.

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Height: 8m x 4m


Available for purchase online at Wairere Nursery

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