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Saucer magnolia

Saucer magnolia

Saucer magnolia

Saucer magnolia
Magnolia soulangeana

Saucer magnolia is a medium-sized deciduous tree that gets its name from the saucer-shaped flowers that bloom in early spring: pinkish-purple on the outside and white on the inside. A fast grower with a good tolerance for pollution, the tree features foliage that maintains a high quality throughout the season. In the spring, its leaves are reddish-bronze in color before turning green in summer and eventually a yellow-brown in autumn.

Saucer magnolia has leaves that are usually 3 to 7 inches long and about half as wide. They are elliptical in shape with sharply-pointed tips.

 

Location Points C.B.H. Height Crown
Hagley Museum, Wilmington 106 61 36 38