Saucer Magnolia

Magnolia soulangiana

Also called Chinese Magnolia, this species is grown throughout the United States for its spectacular floral display in the spring. Trees are multi-stemmed and grow up to 9 m tall. Flowers vary in color from white to pink to purple and emerge on branches before the leaves appear.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun to part shade.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub or tree, growing up to 9 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Early spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
DC MD NY OH PA