Magnolia 'Iolanthe'is a medium sized wide fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with pink flowers in early Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are . It has low drought tolerance and low flood tolerance.
Magnolia 'Iolanthe' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a rounded shrub has an ultimate height of 4m / 13.1ft and spread of 3m / 9.8ft. It can take 16-20 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Summer and green in Autumn. They are in shape.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Borders, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, low maintenance and specimen/accent plant.
Propagation techniques include container and cuttings.-28°C / -18.4F to 16-20 years 4m / 13.1ft 3m / 9.8ft
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