Deans' Nursery
Specializing in Magnolia Southern Grandiflora




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Magnolia Varieties

Alta™ (TMGH) PP11612

Brackens Brown Beauty™

Claudia Wanamaker

D.D. Blanchard

Edith Bogue

Green Giant

Little Gem Magnolia

Kay Parris

Cryptomeria Varieties


Globosa Nana

We are now offering Southern Grandiflora
Kay Parris.

Kay Parris in bloom

Click here to read an article by Kevin Parris featured in Magnolia: The Journal of the Magnolia Society International, 45/88, 2010, and learn more.

Or click here to download a pdf of the article.


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1 Gallon
3 Gallon

Alta™ - Upright dense growth habit, excellent for planting in limited space, superior root system, dark green leaf with medium brown back. Seedling of Hassee. Mature ht. 40 ft; Zone 7-10.

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Quart Alta 1 gallon Alta 3 gallon Alta alta foliage

Brackens Brown Beauty™ - Symmetrical with soft pyramidal growth and dense branches. Dark green leaves with a brown back. Average leaf is 4” - 6” long. Smaller than average leaf. +30ft mature height. Cold Hardy (used in Cincinnati).
Zone 6-10

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Quart Brackens Brown Beauty 1 gallon Brackens Brown Beauty 3 Gallon Brackens Brown Beauty Brackens foliage

Claudia Wanamaker - Medium pyramidal form with dark green foliage. Has an average blooming period. Matures at 50 ft. Fast spreading growth, green ruffled leaf with brown back. Heavy bloomer, recommended for field growth. Zone 7-10.

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Quart Claudia Wanamaker 1 Gallon Cluadia Wanamaker 3 gallon Claudia Wanamaker Claudia foliage

D.D. Blanchard - Known for its intensely Brown, Velvet leaf back. Does not produce many blooms until it matures for 5 years. Fast growing. Very distinct foliage makes D.D. Blanchard one of our best sellers. Matures 40-50 ft. Zone 7-10.

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quart d.d. blanchard 1 gallon D.D. Blanchard 3 Gallon D.D. Blanchard D.D. foliage

Edith Bogue - Most cold hardy of the southern seeds. Medium size leaf with green back. Vigorous growth with a bushy full form. Mature height 40-50 ft.

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quart Edith Bough 1 gallon Edith Bough 3 Gallon Edith Bogue Edith Bough foliage

Green Giant - Large leafed greenback magnolia, large leaf reflects the standard southern magnolias. Fast growing, with a large white bloom. Blooming period is average, mature height 50-60 ft.
Zones 7-10.

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1 gallon Green Giant 3 Gallon Green Giant Green Giant foliage

Little Gem - Prolific Bloomer, long blooming season from early summer to first frost, versatile use (hedge), miniature bloom, and small foliage with brown back. Matures 35-40 ft. Zone 7-10.

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quart Little Gem 1 gallon Little Gem 3 gallon Little Gem LIttle Gem foliage

Kay Parris - Originated from seed of Little Gem Magnolia. Precocious, remontant flowering, compact self-branching habit, rich brown back with undulating foliage, reddish pink new growth,  refined upright growth habit with better branch structure than Little Gem . A relatively new cultivar that is also gaining popularity in Europe and Australia. Mature Height 35-45ft. Zone 6-9

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Kay Parris Quart 1 Gallon Kay Parris   Kay Parris Foliage

Yoshino - Pyramidal Growth. Matures at 50 ft. Zone 6-8

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Quart size available upon request only.
3 gallon size available upon request only.

Globosa Nana - Globe-shaped growth, evergreen Cypress shrub. Matures 3-4 ft. Zone 6-8

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Quart size available upon request only.
1 gallon size available upon request only.
3 gallon Globosa Nana