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Common Name: Purple Lily Magnolia      Latin Name: Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'      Size: 6 (min) to 10 (max)
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Do you know where I can purchase a Purple Lily MagnoliaSincerely,David Butsch
I am looking for an ornamental shrub for a small garden. Can this magnolia in the shrub variety be planted in an area about 6 diameter Can a magnolia shrub be trimmed to maintain this small size without affecting the flowering abilityI am a novice and need someones advice.Thanks
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Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'
Origin: China
Maximum Height: 10 feet

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Category: Shrub
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
species: liliiflora
Cultivar: 'Nigra'
Origin: China
Size: 6 (min) to 10 (max)
Size Description: Med to Large Shrub
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Characteristics: star rating Recommended
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)3/17/2012 until 3/31/2012 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/29/2011 until 4/9/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
3/29/0 until 4/9/0 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Tree in bud
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerlein
Season: 3-22-09
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Flowers
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerlein
Season: 4-4-09
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Buds
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerlein
Season: 4-4-09
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Flower
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.168165800000000 Longitude: -84.526479480000000] Specimen: 2809
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.164992520000000 Longitude: -84.524179060000000] Specimen: 2819
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden Fletcher Moss Manchester UK
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 53.410399566666700 Longitude: -2.232221016666670] Specimen: 3452
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Young Magnolia liliflora 'Nigra'
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden, Manchester, United Kingdom
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
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Young Magnolia liliflora 'Nigra'
Location: Fletcher Moss Botanic Garden, Manchester, United Kingdom
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2013
Location: Jardin des Plantes, Paris, France 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 48.842823570000000 Longitude: 2.360328090000000] Specimen: 5424
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Flower Detail
Location: Paris, France
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2014
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in bloom
Location: Paris, France
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2014
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in bloom
Location: Paris, France
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2014
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