Common Name: Sweet-bay Magnolia
Botanical Name: Magnolia Virginiana
Plant Type: Tree
Plant Size: Up to 28 feet
Typical Bloom Time: May to July
The Sweetbay magnolia's attractive foliage, gorgeous flowers and bright fruit make it a popular ornamental landscape tree. Its green, leathery leaves feature a layer of fine white hairs underneath. Whether it is deciduous or evergreen depends on its climate.
Park LocationsNorth Woods
Mid-Park at the Ravine from 101st to 110th Street