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Allspice Magnolia

Magnolia x foggii 'Allspice'

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Allspice Magnolia (Magnolia x foggii 'Allspice') at All Seasons Nursery

Allspice Magnolia flowers

Allspice Magnolia flowers

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Allspice Magnolia (Magnolia x foggii 'Allspice') at All Seasons Nursery

Allspice Magnolia flowers

Allspice Magnolia flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Allspice Magnolia (Magnolia x foggii 'Allspice') at All Seasons Nursery

Allspice Magnolia in bloom

Allspice Magnolia in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  18 feet

Spread:  8 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  9

Other Names:  Michelia x foggii Allspice

Brand:  Monrovia


This impressive, large, pyramidal shrub has lustrous evergreen leaves and richly fragrant creamy white flowers from early spring to summer; blooms at an early age

Ornamental Features

Allspice Magnolia features showy fragrant creamy white cup-shaped flowers along the branches from early spring to early summer, which emerge from distinctive coppery-bronze flower buds. It has dark green foliage. The glossy pointy leaves remain dark green throughout the winter. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Allspice Magnolia is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Allspice Magnolia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Allspice Magnolia will grow to be about 18 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Allspice Magnolia makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. Its large size and upright habit of growth lend it for use as a solitary accent, or in a composition surrounded by smaller plants around the base and those that spill over the edges. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden  Container 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer - This Plant Finder tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for current availability. It does not include our entire selection of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.