10 Uses for Magnolia

19 Jun

One of our favorite flowers here in East Tennessee! Didn’t know you could do so much with them.

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magnolia flowersThe magnolia is one of the oldest flowering plants in the world dating back millions of years ago.  This magnificent tree is valued for its beautiful, fragrant flowers that bloom in the spring and summer. It is a popular ornamental tree that can be found in many parts of the world, particularly in the Southern United States. It is the state flower for both Louisiana and Mississippi.

Though magnolias are known for their ornamental purposes, there are other uses for this versatile plant. All parts of the plant, including the flowers, leaves, seeds and bark have practical use.

  1. Magnolias make wonderful fresh cut flowers. They will add charm, elegance and fragrant to any arrangement. The flowers will last about a week in a vase.
  2. The attractive dark green leaves are often used in both fresh and dried floral arrangements and wreaths.
  3. The fragrant magnolia is a popular ingredient in floral…

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