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Magnolia 'Sunspire' (Bush)

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Majestic upright habit

Large golden blooms in late spring

Creates a superb focal point for spring containers or borders

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Enjoy a showstopping display to herald the arrival of spring with this gorgeous magnolia. Large, furry buds burst forth in April and May to reveal magnificent golden blooms with a hint of peach, safely after the risk of damage by frosts has passed. These bareroot plants will establish happily in borders or large patio pots, where they will form narrow, upright trees that are ideal for smaller gardens.

Height: 4m (13ft). Spread: 2.5m (8ft).

Height Up to 400cm (157in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

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Flowering Months


2 Bare Roots (KC9761)
4 Bare Roots (KC9762)
1 bare root magnolia plant (KC9754)

Plant magnolias in a sunny or semi shaded position with protection from cold winds and hard spring frosts. Magnolias prefer a rich, moist, well drained, acid to neutral soil. Incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve the soil prior to planting, mixing it thoroughly and deeply. Magnolia plants establish quicker when their roots are shaded. Following planting, apply a mulch of rotted bark chips, manure or garden compost, taking care not to mound it around the stem of the plant.
When growing magnolia Sunrise in a patio container use a blend of ericaceous compost mixed with John Innes No. 3.
Water regularly throughout the growing season until young magnolias are fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted bark chips or garden compost to the base of the plant. Magnolias require little pruning other than to maintain their shape and remove damaged stems or crossing stems.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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