The Garden Guide

Book: A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America,1841
Chapter: Section IV. Deciduous Ornamental Trees

Heart-leaved Magnolia Magnolia cordata

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The Heart-leaved Magnolia (M. cordata) is a beautiful southern species, distinguished by its nearly round, heart-shaped foliage, and its yellow flowers about four inches in diameter. It blooms in the gardens very young, and very abundantly, often producing two crops in a season.