Leonard Messel Magnolia

 Magnolia kobus var. loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’

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Height: 15-20′
Width: 20-25′

Shape: Upright, rounded with age
Foliage: Deep green

Flower Color: Fuchsia-pink
Exposure: Full Sun

Zone: 4-8

This beautiful hybrid magnolia originated as a chance cross between Magnolia kobus and Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’ in Sussex, England. The fragrant 12-15 petaled flowers are 4-6″ across and fuchsia-pink to purple in color. This tree was named a 1998 Cary Award Winner.

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Photos courtesy of Bailey Nurseries