Magnoliaceae. ‘Susan’ is an upright medium-sized deciduous shrub with deep reddish-purple buds opening in mid spring to fragrant, cupped flowers, red-purple outside, pink within.
Grow in moist, humus-rich, well-drained neutral to acid soil in sun or partial shade with shelter from cold winds. Late frosts may damage flower buds.
Ht. 3 to 4 m. Garden Origin ***