1370 Wain Road, N. Saanich, BC     250-656-0384 Quality Plants & Knowledgeable Staff


The following is a list of  the trees that we hope to have for sale at some point this year.  Please call or email to check current availability.  The heights and spreads given in the descriptions are what you can expect for a mature tree approximately ten years of age.

Magnolia ‘Athene’

(Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Lennei ‘Alba’ and Magnolia ‘Mark Jury’)
: Moderate-growing, vase shaped form.
Foliage:  Large textured leaves.
: Large flower buds provide winter interest. Extremely large, 8 to 10 inch, cup and saucer type blooms having a two tone effect. Rounded petals with ivory-white interiors are white at the rim, shading down to rosy-purple at the base. Fragrant.
Likes sun to part shade. Protect from cold winds as blooms open early.
H 18’-25’ W 18’-25′


Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ (Yellow Magnolia)

Rapid growing rounded, compact pyramidal form deciduous tree
Foliage:  Dark green leaves (to 8” long)
Flower:  Considered by many to be the best golden yellow (non-fading) flowering magnolia.
 The 4 inch, upright, tulip-like, lemon scented flowers bloom in late spring before the foliage leafs out.
Likes acid soil.
Likes Sun or part shade, moist, well drained soil
H: 15’-20’  S: 10’-15’

Magnolia ‘David Clulow’

(M. lennei ‘Alba’ x veitchii ‘Rubra’)
Shape:  Vigorous upright branched habit it is considered by some to be one of the best white Magnolias in cultivation.
Flower:  Excellent large white bowl shaped flowers which are produced from an early age in late March.
Full sun or Partial Shade
H: 15’-25’  S: 15-20′

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Bracken B. Beauty’ (Evergreen)

Shape:  A dense, narrow, pyramdial-oval crown
Foliage:  Leathery evergreen leaves (to 7” long) are glossy dark green above and rusty-brown beneath
Flower:  Fragrant, cup-shaped, creamy white flowers, 4-6″  in summer.
Wide-spreading roots.
Less leaf drop than other varieties, most cold hardy
Grow in moist, organically rich, well-drained loams
Likes sun to part shade.
H 20’-30’ W 15’-25’

Magnolia grandiflora ‘D. D. Blanchard’ (Evergreen)

Open branched pyramidal form.
Maintains a straight central trunk. Easy to raise canopy.
Fragrant creamy white blossoms in summer can be 8″ in width.
H: 35-50′ S: 20-35′

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Kay Paris’ (Evergreen)

A beautiful dense tree.
Dark green glossy leaves with brown velvety undersides and wavy edges.
Its new growth is a brighter pink than other varieties.
H: 12-18′ S: 7-12′

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Edith Bogue’ (Evergreen)

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Edith Bogue’
Shape:  Evergreen with a very tight habit, one of the hardiest.
Flower:  Massive, fragrant creamy white flowers in summer.
Likes sun to part shade.
H to 25’ W to 15’

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Victoria’ (Evergreen)

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Victoria’
Shape:  Medium growing compact, pyramidal, evergreen tree that you can prune to shape.
Foliage:  The lustrous foliage is broad, heavy, dark green with brown pubescent undersides.
:  Fragrant creamy white flowers in summer
Exceptionally hardy.
Needs a sheltered and moist site.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 15’-20’ W 15’-20’

Magnolia Ian’s Red

(Magnolia Pickard’s Ruby x Magnolia Vulcan)
Shape:  Vigorous upright deciduous tree, with an erect open habit.
Foliage:  Fresh green.
:   Vibrant purple-red, not fading to light shades even in wet weather. Cup-and-saucer shape and open 7 inches.
Likes acid soil.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 20-25’ W to 25′

Magnolia ‘Leonard Messel’

(x loebneri)
: Slow growing, rounded, low branched
Foliage: Green, narrowly ovate
Flower: Lilac pink, paler within, scented with about 12 narrow tepals, opening before leaves
Abundant flowers evan at an early age
Likes Sun to Part Shade
H: 15’-20’ S: 15’-20’

Magnolia ‘Royal Star’

Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’
Shape:  Compact, slow growing, rounded, deciduous, handsome small tree or large shrub, very showy in bloom.
Flower:  Fragrant flowers pink in bud, open to nearly pure white in spring. 3 to 4” in diameter, with 25 to 30 petals each.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 10’-15’ W 10’-12’

Magnolia ‘Susan’

(M. liliiflora ‘Nigra’ x M. stellata ‘Rosea’)
Shape:  Compact habit, rounded small tree or shrub, ideal for smaller gardens, easy to place.
Flower:  Fragrant reddish purple flowers in mid spring. Has long, slender, erect red-purple buds, with 6 deeply toned tepals opening to 5″. The tepals give a slightly twisted display.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 6’-8’ W 6’-8’

Magnolia ‘Vulcan’

(Magnolia campbelii ‘Lanarth’ x M. lilliflora)
Shape:  Vigorous upright deciduous tree, with an erect open habit.
Foliage:  Large textured leaves.
:  Flowers in mid-spring. Declared the finest Jury hybrid to date, this stunning selection from New Zealand has fragrant, heavy textured, rounded blooms of the most amazing ruby red. Although it flowers from a very young age, the full richness of the colour will develop as the plant matures.
Likes acid soil.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 20’-25’ W to 25’

Malus ‘Red Jewel’ (Crabapple)

Upright and open, an irregular, oval crown form making this cultivar well
suited as an ornamental or small street tree. It has snow-white flowers in spring and small firm, cherry-red fruit appear in early September and stay through the winter.
Likes sun
H to 15’ W to 12’

Malus ‘Red Sentinel’ (Crabapple)

Healthy, upright habit
Good for narrow spaces
Scented white flowers are followed by rich red fruits
Likes sun
H 20’-25’ W 12’-15’

Malus ‘Royal Raindrops’ (Crabapple)

Upright spreading habit.
Pinkish red flowers.
Deep purple foliage turns bronze/orange/purple in fall
Persistent 1/4″ red fruit.
Likes sun
H to 20’ W to 15’

Malus ‘Sargent Tina’ (Crabapple)

Shape: Small rounded dwarf tree, spreading pendulous habit 
Foliage: Medium green small leaves
Fall Colour: yellow
Flower: Bright red buds open to single white flowers
: Bright red 1/4″ fruit.
Disease resistant
Likes sun
H: to 5-6’ from graft  S: 6-8′

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