Strong, compact, columnar form. Large, glossy-green leaves have a thick under-coating of cinnamon-brown. Produces large, white, single flowers from spring through autumn. Will grow in most soils. Great avenue or driveway specimen. Magnolia grandiflora ‘Blanchard’ (Evergreen Magnolia) is an evergreen tree that grows to 7m (H) x 5m (W) in 10 years.