Magnolia, Brackens Brown Beauty
Description: Brackens Brown Beauty adds beauty to any site you choose. Its silk-like flowers are accentuated by a velvet white interior. Abundant and long lasting, the large, majestic flowers bloom in late April and grace the Brown Beauty through the end of May. The leaves are green, compact, and leather-like. This magnolia can withstand winter's bite, tolerating frigid temperatures as cold as -20F. With the right soil and enough moisture, it adapts easily to hot temperatures and full sun.
Common Name: Brackens Brown Beauty Magnolia
Scientific Name: Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken's Brown Beauty'
Type: Evergreen, Tree
Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Size: 20-30' height, 15-25' spread
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Color: White (Red fruit in Fall)
Bloom Period: April - May
Landscape Use: Accent, Background, Screens, Entryway, Focal Point Specimen, Outdoor Living Areas, Property Value, Small Groups, Woodland Border
Zone: 5 - 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: Redbud, Crape Myrtle, Autumn Blaze Maple, Arborvitae