Teddy Bear Magnolia - A very compact, upright grower whose shiny, deep green leaves have a heavy reddish-brown felt beneath. Large 6 to 8 inch fragrant white flowers dot the plant throughout the warm months. A superb small specimen or accent in the landscape. Evergreen. Ht: 20 x 12'
Magnolia virginiana var. australis Henry Hicks (Sweetbay Magnolia) - Native to southern New England, this fully evergreen variety is cold hardy through most of the region. Similar to Southern Magnolias but with less showy flowers, smaller leaves and grows to about 20-30ft. Needs some shelter in interior areas but tolerates all soil types and is a vigorous grower.