Little Gem Magnolia Trees, Gardenia + Ficus hedge | Classic contemporary landscape style

Little Gem Magnolia Trees, Gardenia + Ficus hedge | Classic contemporary landscape style

A palette of drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plants and trees—from rosemary shrubbery and succulents to olive trees—pay homage to Napa and Italy.

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A palette of drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plants and trees—from rosemary shrubbery and succulents to olive trees—pay homage to Napa and Italy.

Magnolia 'Little Gem'-easily controlled to te 2.5-3m height range that suits your requirements ben. Will generally form a clipped block of foliage over time though not as dense as the lilly pilly we chatted about. *Could be used as a "pleached" hedge(stripping the trunk of foliage and promoting foliage on the top half of the plant) so that a second tier of plant material can be included underneath for a more dynamic visual aesthetic.

Magnolia 'Little Gem'-easily controlled to te 2.5-3m height range that suits your requirements ben. Will generally form a clipped block of foliage over time though not as dense as the lilly pilly we chatted about. *Could be used as a "pleached" hedge(stripping the trunk of foliage and promoting foliage on the top half of the plant) so that a second tier of plant material can be included underneath for a more dynamic visual aesthetic.

Not suggesting birch but I like the effect of this soft underplanting

Not suggesting birch but I like the effect of this soft underplanting

Little Gem Magnolias. I like the idea of a row of these but these are trees...not shrubs. I don't think I'd plant them this close to a wall.

Little Gem Magnolias. I like the idea of a row of these but these are trees...not shrubs. I don't think I'd plant them this close to a wall.

Little Gem Magnolias are a great late spring and summer bloomer. With fragrant flowers, they are sure to fill any garden with sweet smells of summer. Little Gem Magnolia maxes out at 20x20 and is slow growing. They do like more water than most landscape plants, but we believe it is worth it for such a beautiful show and sweet frangrances!

Little Gem Magnolias are a great late spring and summer bloomer. With fragrant flowers, they are sure to fill any garden with sweet smells of summer. Little Gem Magnolia maxes out at 20x20 and is slow growing. They do like more water than most landscape plants, but we believe it is worth it for such a beautiful show and sweet frangrances!


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Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

Privacy Plants -- The Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ has been a popular plant over the last 10 years as both a feature tree and a screening plant.

Evergreen Magnolia Hedge. Click for info on how to care for magnolias.

Evergreen Magnolia Hedge. Click for info on how to care for magnolias.

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