D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard')


D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard'

  • Other common names Bull Bay
  • Their open-branched pyramidal form makes them an excellent shade tree
  • Large white flowers bloom with an irresistible aroma
  • Attractive dark green foliage
  • Can grow to be a large evergreen tree
  • Cold hardy and heat tolerant

D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia is the perfect magnolia tree for anyone that loves the sight of lustrous dark green foliage and huge white flowers paired with a deliciously Intoxicating aroma! This Magnolia grandiflora cultivar maintains an upright, pyramidal form adding lots of colors wherever they are planted, as well as providing a generous amount of shade! DD Blanchard Magnolia lives long, so we like to plant them as a street tree or as a lawn specimen in larger areas, where their stunning good looks is sure to add plenty of curbside appeal for years! For a marvelous display of color in the summer, we recommend planting them with Crape Myrtles, which can add a spectacular show in the landscape when not much else is blooming!

This D.D. Blanchard Magnolia is an evergreen so that you can enjoy the stunning foliage and shade all year long! They are also water-wise, so if you are looking for a low-water use tree that keeps its good looks all year, plant this beauty in a spot that gets plenty of full sun exposure and enjoy the view. Once established, they have little to moderate water requirements, and they get bonus points for their pest and disease resistance.

A beautiful landscape is one of the best ways to increase property value! D.D. Blanchard Magnolia is a must-have landscape addition for anyone that desires a larger tree with big features! We grow these southern beauties in our local climate so that we can assure their quality, and have been developing and nurturing them for over 20 years! Visit any of our nurseries throughout Houston, and we will be glad to handpick the perfect trees, shrubs, and other plants for the perfect spot in your yard. Relax while we do the professional planting too!


Several different species available

Large green spoon-shaped leaves provide a thick canopy

Produces large and fragrant white flowers

Right at home in Western landscapes