‘Little Gem’ Southern Magnolia

‘Little Gem’ Southern Magnolia

Common Name: ‘Little Gem’ Southern Magnolia
Scientific Name: Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’
Family: Magnoliaceae
Garden Location: Above the Japanese Garden

This is a dwarf variety of the southern magnolia and typically grows to 25 feet tall. Its huge white flowers appear in early summer and are wonderfully fragrant. This broadleaf evergreen tree prefers to grow in full sun to partial shade. ‘Little Gem’ is a great addition to a smaller garden.