Magnolia virginiana 'Silver Mist' gets its name from its distinct silver-backed leaves that are extremely showy on a windy day. Fragrant flowers, easy to grow, and extremely showy on a windy day. In addition to the showy leaves, the tree has a much fuller growth habit and displays an absolute conical shape. Compact growth habit is present on both the branches and with leaves. Another of the ‘Silver Mist’™ features that distinguishes it from other Sweetbay Magnolias is that it is a profuse bloomer from May until August.
Zones 5-9. Ful sun to part sun or shade. Can tolerate wet soil, wetlands, moist soil or well-drained soil.