Fragrant summertime favorite! The Sweetbay or Swamp Magnolia features emerald-colored leaves with a silvery-white underside and creamy white, lemon-scented flowers in late spring to early summer. Blossoms open in the morning and close at night for 2-3 days. Once the blooms disappear, red cone-shaped fruit appears, exposing bright red seeds.
- Deciduous or evergreen depending on where it’s grown
- Smooth pale gray bark
- Can be grown as a multi or single trunk tree