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Purple Lily Magnolia

Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'
Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Typically available from winter to spring. Call store for exact availability. 

Deciduous shrub or tree has an upright, open habit. In spring, large, fragrant, dark purple-red flowers with pink centers appear before leaves emerge. Makes a beautiful accent or lawn tree. 

Plant with Coral Bark Maple


  • Landscape Size: 6'-12' tall, 8'-15' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zones: 2-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Fragrant, Deer Resistant, Deciduous, Flowers for Cutting, Attracts Hummingbirds, Showy Flowers

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched, slightly acidic soil with good drainage. Feed with a tree & shrub fertilizer before new growth in spring. 



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