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Eating Magnolia Blossoms

Did you know that magnolia, the state flower of Louisiana and Mississippi is edible? While these blossoms are considered southern flowers, magnolias are a common sight throughout the US. Blooms of these magnificent trees resemble butterflies that are ready to take to the skies and give a free feeling to homes, gardens, and driveways. Continue reading [...]

Magnificent, Stately And Beneficial:Magnolia Flower Medicinal Uses

Magnolia is a large tree, reaching about 80 feet in height with a diameter of 3-5 feet. Its family is known to be among the oldest trees in the world. These trees are so ancient that their blossoms do not have real sepals and petals. Instead, they have petal-like tepals. In addition, the flowers do not produce true nectar and are not pollinated by bees because magnolias predate bees, however, they attract pollinating beetles with fragrant, sugary secretions and fragrances. Continue reading [...]