This is a fine, yellow-flowering Magnolia tree with large cup-shaped yellow flowers borne in April. This is quite a large tree and would suit a larger space, with room for the tree to fill out over time.
The yellow flowers are borne on unclothed stems, and so the tree would best be sited against a background that contrasts with the intense yellow colour. This might perhaps be a blue sky viewed from below, or from a distance.
Common Name: Magnolia Yellow Bird
Soil: Appreciates consistent moisture throughout the year, avoid very dry or very wet soil.
Position: Full sun to part shade.
Flowering period/colour: April, yellow
Hardiness: Fully hardy in the severest European climates (to below -20°C).
Height and spread in 20-50 years: 6 to 12m/3 to 8m
Special features: Attractive yellow flower and soft oval leaves. Architectural open tree structure, suitable to be a statement tree for a small garden.