Lottah Nursery Tasmania, Australia

Magnolia x Galaxy

Bred by William Kosar in 1963 by crossing M. liliiflora Nigra with M. spengeri Diva.

'Galaxy' develops dark reddish-purple buds that open into 250 mm flowers with lighter red-purple on the exterior of tepals and light rose-purple on the interior.

Parent tree is reported to exceed 9 m in height but we would expect plants to grow to 6 m or so under cultivation.

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Magnolia x 'Galaxy flower'

50401-5093 (1, 5, 23, 160)