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Purple Lily Magnolia Seeds - Flowering Deciduous Shrub
Magnolia lilliflora 'Nigra'


*  Common Names = Purple Magnolia / Japanese Magnolia / Black Lily Magnolia / Mulan Lily / Lily Magnolia / Woody Orchid / Yu Lan Hua
*  Rounded & compact shrub with aromatic bark
*  Attractive foliage & fragrant flowers attract birds & butterflies
*  Known in TCM as Yu Lan Hua
*  Flowers & buds have analgesic and antibacterial properties
*  Used in herbal remedies for congestion, allergies and cold symptoms
*  Dried flowers are used in beauty products to nourish skin, heal scars and improve acne


Life Cycle:  Deciduous
Height:  8-12 ft
Max Width:  12 ft
USDA Zone:  4-9
Light:  Full Sun / Partial Sun
Harvest:  Blooms in 4-5 years

1.  Pour warm water over seeds and soak for 24 hours. Wrap seeds in a paper towel soaked with 1 part peroxide/5 parts water. Keep moist in ziplock bag and cold-stratify in fridge or cold-frame for 8 weeks.
2.  Sow 1/2" deep in pots with moistened seed-starting mix. Place in warm indirect sunlight and keep soil moist. Germination will occur in 4-6 weeks. 
3.  Resize into bigger pots as needed. Transplant established plants to their permanent location after last frost. Protect young plants during the first few winters.

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