To watch magnolia blooms suddenly unfurl on bare branches is one of early spring's most enchanting moments. Magnolia soulangeana produces large bowl-shape flowers in shades of pink which are sweetly scented. It grows 20 feet tall and wide. Zones 5-9
Bunny Guinness, a Chartered Landscape Architect, studied horticulture at Reading University and following graduation went on to complete a post graduate diploma in Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University. She was awarded a Doctorate by the University in 2009.