Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Lovely, lemon-scented, cup-shaped flowers appear mid-spring and bloom intermittently throughout the summer, followed in the fall by showy conelike fruit. This elegant, semi-evergreen tree is native to the lowlands and freshwater swamps primarily along the Mid-Atlantic* and Gulf coasts.
Print Version: Magnolia virginiana, Sweetbay or Swamp Magnolia
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets