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Magnolia x loebneri

'Leonard Messel'


Leonard Messel Magnolia




Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Magnolia
Species
x loebneri
Cultivar
'Leonard Messel'
Category
Perennials
Type
Tree (deciduous)
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9
Canadian Hardiness Zone
4
RHS Hardiness Zone
H4 - H7
Temperature (°C)
- 10 - (-20)
Temperature (°F)
14 - (-4)
Height
3 - 6 m
Spread
3 - 5.3 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MarchApril
Landscape
Specimen planting and borders.
Cultivation
Full sun and partial-shade in moist, organically rich, well-drained loam.
Shape
Upright and spreading.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Obovate leaves that are 12 cm long.
Flower Description
Strap-like petals that are similar to the star magnolia.
Fruit Description
Flowers give way to cone-like fruit and release an individual seeds suspended on slender threads at maturity.
Colour Description
The flowers are white on the inside and purplish-pink on the outside. The leaves are green. The fruit and seeds are red.
Notable Specimens
The A.M. Cuddy Gardens, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada. Caerhays Castle, Goran, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
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