Magnolia Plants

Explore the exquisite range of Magnolias at our Sunshine Coast Nursery & Garden centre, located in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.

Known for their stunning blooms and glossy foliage, Magnolias are perfect for adding elegance to any garden. Our collection includes a variety of Magnolia species and cultivars, each selected for their beauty and adaptability to grow well on the Sunshine Coast.

 Whether you're looking for a compact shrub or a majestic tree, our Magnolias offer year-round interest and unparalleled charm. Visit us today to find the perfect Magnolia for your landscape

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Magnolia grandiflora Super Gem

Magnolia grandiflora Super Gem

Description Magnolia grandiflora 'Super Gem' is a compact, evergreen tree known for its glossy, dark green leaves and large, fragrant, creamy-white flowers. This cultivar is noted for its dense, upright growth habit and its ability to thrive in a variety of conditions, making it a popular choice for ornamental landscaping. Flowers The flowers of 'Super Gem' are large, creamy-white, and highly fragrant, measuring 15-20 cm in diameter. They bloom from late spring through summer and sometimes into early autumn. The blooms are a significant ornamental feature, providing a rich, sweet scent. Foliage The leaves are glossy, dark green on the upper side and a velvety, rusty-brown on the underside, creating a striking contrast. They are leathery and oval-shaped, measuring about 15-20 cm long. The dense foliage provides excellent year-round coverage. Fruit The fruit is a cone-like structure, measuring 5-10 cm long, containing red seeds. While not particularly ornamental, the fruit can add some interest in the autumn months. Form and Size Magnolia 'Super Gem' typically grows to a height of 6-9 meters with a spread of 3-4 meters. It has an upright, pyramidal form, making it suitable for smaller gardens and tight spaces. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained, slightly acidic soils but can tolerate a range of soil types. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Water: Requires regular watering, especially during dry periods. Climate: Suitable for temperate to subtropical climates. It is relatively heat tolerant and can withstand light frosts once established. Uses Landscaping: Ideal for use as a specimen tree, in mixed borders, or as a hedge or screen. Its compact size and upright habit make it perfect for smaller gardens and urban landscapes. Ornamental: The large, fragrant flowers and attractive foliage provide year-round interest. Shade: Can be used to provide shade in gardens and outdoor living areas. Maintenance Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Fertilizing: Benefits from regular applications of a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to scale insects and leaf spot. Ensure good air circulation to minimize disease risk. Notes Magnolia 'Super Gem' is a versatile and hardy tree that adapts well to a variety of garden conditions. Its compact size and year-round ornamental features make it a valuable addition to any landscape. Companion Plants Gardenia augusta (Gardenia) Camellia japonica (Japanese Camellia) Rhododendron spp. (Azalea) Liriope muscari Emerald casacde Common Name Southern Magnolia 'Super Gem' Botanical Name Magnolia grandiflora 'Super Gem' Family Magnoliaceae Origin Hybrid cultivar, developed from Magnolia grandiflora species

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Magnolia Kay Paris

Magnolia Kay Paris

Description Magnolia 'Kay Parris' is a compact, evergreen tree known for its glossy leaves and large, fragrant flowers. This cultivar is prized for its upright, pyramidal growth habit and its ability to thrive in a variety of conditions. Flowers The flowers are large, creamy-white, and highly fragrant, measuring 15-20 cm in diameter. They appear from late spring through summer and sometimes into early autumn. The blooms have a rich, sweet scent and are a significant ornamental feature. Foliage The leaves are glossy, dark green on the upper side and coppery-brown on the underside, providing a striking contrast. They are leathery and oval-shaped, measuring about 15-20 cm long. The dense foliage offers excellent year-round coverage. Fruit The fruit is a cone-like structure, measuring 5-10 cm long, containing red seeds. While not particularly ornamental, the fruit can add some interest in the autumn months. Form and Size Magnolia 'Kay Parris' typically grows to a height of 6-9 meters with a spread of 3-4 meters. It has an upright, pyramidal form, making it suitable for smaller gardens and tight spaces. Growing Conditions Soil: Prefers well-drained, slightly acidic soils but can tolerate a range of soil types. Sunlight: Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Water: Requires regular watering, especially during dry periods. Climate: Suitable for temperate to subtropical climates. It is relatively heat tolerant and can withstand light frosts once established. Uses Landscaping: Ideal for use as a specimen tree, in mixed borders, or as a hedge or screen. Its compact size and upright habit make it perfect for smaller gardens and urban landscapes. Ornamental: The large, fragrant flowers and attractive foliage provide year-round interest. Shade: Can be used to provide shade in gardens and outdoor living areas. Maintenance Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Fertilizing: Benefits from regular applications of a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Pest and Disease: Generally pest-resistant but can be susceptible to scale insects and leaf spot. Ensure good air circulation to minimize disease risk. Notes Magnolia 'Kay Parris' is a versatile and hardy tree that adapts well to a variety of garden conditions. Its compact size and year-round ornamental features make it a valuable addition to any landscape. Companion Plants Gardenia augusta (Gardenia) Camellia japonica (Japanese Camellia) Rhododendron spp. (Azalea) Liriope muscari (Lilyturf) Common Name Magnolia 'Kay Parris' Botanical Name Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Parris' Family Magnoliaceae Origin Cultivar of the Southern Magnolia, Magnolia grandiflora, developed in the United States.

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Magnolia Little Gem

Magnolia Little Gem

Description: Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' is a compact evergreen magnolia tree prized for its small size, glossy foliage, and abundant creamy-white flowers. It is a popular choice in landscapes and gardens where space is limited but the desire for magnolia beauty remains strong. Flowers: Blooms: Large, fragrant, creamy-white flowers with a bowl-shaped form. The blooms appear from spring to summer, adding a touch of elegance and fragrance to the garden. Fragrance: The flowers emit a sweet, citrus-like fragrance that attracts pollinators and enhances the garden atmosphere. Foliage: Leaves: Dark green, leathery leaves with a glossy texture provide year-round interest. The foliage remains on the tree throughout the year, offering a lush backdrop to the blooms. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 3-5 meters tall and 2-3 meters wide, forming a dense, compact, pyramidal shape. Habit: Upright and compact when young, becoming more rounded and spreading with age. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates, suitable for many parts of Australia. It prefers mild summers and cool winters but can tolerate occasional frosts once established. Soil: Prefers well-draining, acidic to slightly acidic soil enriched with organic matter. Mulching helps retain moisture and keeps the root zone cool. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Protect from intense afternoon sun in hotter climates. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is important. Once established, it has moderate drought tolerance but benefits from supplemental watering during prolonged dry spells. Uses: Landscape Feature: Ideal as a specimen tree in smaller gardens, courtyards, and urban landscapes due to its compact size and attractive foliage and blooms. Screens and Hedges: Suitable for planting as a screen or hedge for privacy, especially when multiple trees are planted together. Containers: Can be grown in large containers or pots on patios and balconies, provided they have sufficient space for root growth. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as it can affect flowering. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and flowering. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which can lead to lush foliage at the expense of blooms. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for scale insects, aphids, and powdery mildew, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 7-10. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frosts to prevent damage to flowers and foliage. Companion Plants: Underplant with shade-loving perennials or ground covers like hostas or ferns to enhance the base of the tree Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' Common Name: Little Gem Southern Magnolia Botanical Name: Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' Family: Magnoliaceae Origin: Cultivar selected for compact size and ornamental value

Regular price $29.95 AUD
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Magnolia Teddy Bear

Magnolia Teddy Bear

Description: Magnolia grandiflora 'Teddy Bear' is a compact evergreen magnolia tree prized for its small size, dense foliage, and ornamental characteristics. It is a popular choice in landscapes and gardens where space is limited but the desire for magnolia beauty remains strong. Flowers: Blooms: Large, creamy-white, fragrant flowers with a bowl-shaped form. The blooms appear from late spring to summer, adding elegance and fragrance to the garden. Fragrance: The flowers emit a sweet, citrus-like fragrance that attracts pollinators and enhances the garden atmosphere. Foliage: Leaves: Dark green, leathery leaves with a glossy texture provide year-round interest. The foliage remains on the tree throughout the year, offering a lush backdrop to the blooms. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 3-4 meters tall and 2-3 meters wide, forming a dense, compact, pyramidal shape. Habit: Upright and compact when young, becoming more rounded and spreading with age. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates, suitable for many parts of Australia. It prefers mild summers and cool winters but can tolerate occasional frosts once established. Soil: Prefers well-draining, acidic to slightly acidic soil enriched with organic matter. Mulching helps retain moisture and keeps the root zone cool. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. Protect from intense afternoon sun in hotter climates. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is important. Once established, it has moderate drought tolerance but benefits from supplemental watering during prolonged dry spells. Uses: Landscape Feature: Ideal as a specimen tree in smaller gardens, courtyards, and urban landscapes due to its compact size and attractive foliage and blooms. Screens and Hedges: Suitable for planting as a screen or hedge for privacy, especially when multiple trees are planted together. Containers: Can be grown in large containers or pots on patios and balconies, provided they have sufficient space for root growth. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as it can affect flowering. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and flowering. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which can lead to lush foliage at the expense of blooms. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for scale insects, aphids, and powdery mildew, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 7-10. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from severe frosts to prevent damage to flowers and foliage. Companion Plants: Underplant with shade-loving perennials or ground covers like hostas or ferns to enhance the base of the tree Magnolia grandiflora 'Teddy Bear' Common Name: Teddy Bear Southern Magnolia Botanical Name: Magnolia grandiflora 'Teddy Bear' Family: Magnoliaceae Origin: Cultivar selected for compact size and ornamental value

Regular price $165.00 AUD
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Michelia Coco

Michelia Coco

Description: Michelia Coco, commonly known as Coco Magnolia, is an evergreen shrub or small tree renowned for its fragrant flowers and glossy foliage. It is prized for its ornamental value and ability to thrive in a variety of conditions. Flowers: Blooms: Produces small, creamy-white flowers with a hint of yellow or pink. The flowers are star-shaped and appear in clusters from late winter to early spring. Fragrance: The flowers emit a strong, sweet, and fruity fragrance that is most noticeable in the evening, attracting pollinators and enhancing the garden atmosphere. Foliage: Leaves: Glossy, dark green leaves are elliptical and leathery, providing an attractive backdrop to the flowers. The foliage remains on the plant year-round, adding to its ornamental appeal. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 2-4 meters tall and 1.5-3 meters wide, forming a dense, bushy habit. Habit: Compact and upright, with a rounded shape that makes it suitable for small gardens and container planting. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates, making it suitable for various regions in Australia. It prefers mild winters and warm summers. Soil: Prefers well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil enriched with organic matter. Mulching helps retain moisture and regulate soil temperature. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. It tolerates light shade but may flower less profusely. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it has moderate drought tolerance but benefits from consistent moisture during dry periods. Uses: Landscape Feature: Ideal as a specimen plant in gardens and parks, where its fragrant flowers and glossy foliage can be showcased. Hedges and Screens: Suitable for planting as a hedge or screen due to its dense growth habit and evergreen nature. Containers: Can be grown in large containers or pots on patios and balconies, provided they have sufficient space for root growth. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Regular pruning helps maintain a tidy appearance and promotes bushier growth. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and flowering. Avoid high-nitrogen fertilizers, which can lead to lush foliage at the expense of flowers. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for aphids, scale insects, and fungal infections, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 9-11. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from frost to prevent damage to young shoots and flowers. Companion Plants: Underplant with shade-loving perennials or ground covers like ferns or hostas to enhance the base of the plant and add visual interest. Michelia Coco Common Name: Coco Magnolia Botanical Name: Michelia Coco Family: Magnoliaceae Origin: Native to Southeast Asia

Regular price $12.95 AUD
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Michelia Fairy Blush ( syn. Magnolia Fairy Blush)

Michelia Fairy Blush ( syn. Magnolia Fairy Blush)

Description: Michelia 'Fairy Blush', commonly known as Fairy Blush Magnolia, is a compact evergreen shrub or small tree renowned for its profuse, fragrant flowers and lush, glossy foliage. It is a popular choice for gardeners due to its ornamental value and relatively easy care. Flowers: Blooms: Produces an abundance of small, pink buds that open to reveal creamy-white flowers with a pink blush. The flowers are borne in clusters and bloom from late winter to early spring. Fragrance: The flowers emit a delightful, sweet fragrance that attracts pollinators and enhances the garden atmosphere. Foliage: Leaves: Dark green, glossy leaves are elliptical and leathery, providing a lush, dense backdrop to the flowers. The foliage remains attractive year-round. Form and Size: Size: Typically grows 3-4 meters tall and 2-3 meters wide, forming a dense, bushy habit. Habit: Compact and upright, with a rounded shape that makes it suitable for small gardens, hedges, and container planting. Growing Conditions: Climate: Thrives in temperate to subtropical climates, making it suitable for various regions in Australia. It prefers mild winters and warm summers. Soil: Prefers well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil enriched with organic matter. Mulching helps retain moisture and regulate soil temperature. Sunlight: Best grown in full sun to partial shade. It tolerates light shade but may flower less profusely in lower light conditions. Watering: Regular watering during the establishment phase is crucial. Once established, it has moderate drought tolerance but benefits from consistent moisture during dry periods. Uses: Landscape Feature: Ideal as a specimen plant in gardens and parks, where its fragrant flowers and glossy foliage can be showcased. Hedges and Screens: Suitable for planting as a hedge or screen due to its dense growth habit and evergreen nature. Containers: Can be grown in large containers or pots on patios and balconies, provided they have sufficient space for root growth. Maintenance: Pruning: Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and remove any dead or damaged branches. Regular pruning helps maintain a tidy appearance and promotes bushier growth. Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy growth and flowering. Avoid high-nitrogen fertilizers, which can lead to lush foliage at the expense of flowers. Pests and Diseases: Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Monitor for aphids, scale insects, and fungal infections, especially in humid conditions. Notes: Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 8-11. In cooler regions of Australia, provide protection from frost to prevent damage to young shoots and flowers. Companion Plants: Underplant with shade-loving perennials or ground covers like ferns or hostas to enhance the base of the plant and add visual interest Michelia 'Fairy Blush' (Syn. Magnolia 'Fairy Blush') Common Name: Fairy Blush Magnolia Botanical Name: Michelia 'Fairy Blush' (Syn. Magnolia 'Fairy Blush') Family: Magnoliaceae Origin: Hybrid cultivar

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