Scientific Name: Magnolia x soulangeana
Common Name: saucer magnolia
Family Name: Magnoliaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 5 - 7m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Pink, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves <20cm, dark green, obovate; flowers fragrant, 8-20(-35)cm, rose-pale purple outer and pink-white inner tepals (commonly 9), goblet-shaped; fruit a brown aggregate with orange-red seeds. Winter ID: short dense hairs on flower buds up to 3cm long.