|Botanical Name||Magnolia 'Vulcan'|
|Mature Height||10-15 Feet|
|Mature Width||8 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 5-9|
Vulcan is an awesome Magnolia hybrid! Raised in New Zealand by Felix Jury in 1990. Yet before it got its attention by the gardening public it was used for further hybridizing and became a parent for excellent varieties such as Ians Red Advance, Amethyst Flame, and nonetheless a variety bred by his son Mark and named after his late father felix Vulcan is a result of crossing successful Lanarth Magnolia and magnolia liliiflora. Thanks to the first parent it has large, stunning rich rose flowers that are deeper red on the outside and a grade paler on the inside. Its second parent gave it narrower petals and buds as well as later flowering which helps the flowers escape late spring frosts. They have a lovely fragrance! The unique deciduous leaves are fresh lush green, ovate to obovate and densely cover the whole plant when in leaf.