Magnolias have been increasingly popular especially as new varieties are introduced every year. Magnolias have been around in gardens for many years and are evergreen or deciduous trees and tall shrubs. Some of the magnolias are valuable for lumber, and some species, the bark and fruit are used in medicine. In landscape design, the Magnificent Magnolias are planted often as solitary specimens where they can be seen!! Beautiful, Magnificent, Fragrant—don’t leave your garden without one!!