Burgundy X Vulcan"”Has glowing purple pink flowers in late March. This fine plant comes from Vance Hooper in New Zealand. A fairly new plant to us. Our plant hasn't bloomed, but the pictures are lovely.
Has rich pink,-purple flowers on a 30'tree. The tepals are some what pointed. M. Apollo will bloom as a very young plant and in time will cover itself with great amounts of flowers.
The earliest blooming of any magnolia we grow. The plant is usually in bloom in late February. The kobus type flowers are fairly small white, but cover the plant. Always whets our appetite for the latest magnolias.
('M Vulcan x M. 'Iolanthe') One of the darkest of all magnolia hybrids. This Mark Jury hybrid from New Zealand will get 30-40' tall fairly quickly. The black-purple flowers are a tulip shape and appear in March. Limited # available.
(M. 'Caerhays Belle' x M. 'Yellow Bird'). Looks similar to M 'Caerhays Belle,' but is much hardier and narrow growing. This superb plant from Dennis Ledvina, Green Bay, WI, is a step forward for more northerly growers.
We got our original scion wood from Dr. Corbin's garden in Portland. This large growing hybrid is very vigorous. The flowers are 10-12" across and the richest pink purple. The color is truly striking in March.
One of Phil Savage's early hybrids. Magnolia 'Butterflies' has small rich golden yellow flowers before any leaves appear. This plant is very hardy and blooms later, missing most frosts.
After 40 years of growing this glorious tree, it's still one of our favorites. the 18" plants will be 10-12' in 3 or 4 years and will bloom as a 3-4 year old plant with amazing pink flowers 10"-12" across. the plant will be covered with the la [...]
The flowers are similar to M 'Caerhay's Belle', but are deep glowing purple pink. Rarely offered in this country.
Maybe the most stunning of any magnolia we grow. Actually, it is the most stunning. Our plant is 30' tall and this spring had 30-40 flowers. Not many flowers, but the color and form are worth it. The flowers are cup and saucer shaped and are g [...]
Our own named selection from Hendricks Park, Eugene, Oregon. The original tree was planted in the 1950's from English seed. Our tree is 40'x20' and was planted in the early 80's. The flowers are 8-10" wide and are the richest pink in early Ma [...]
Is one of Dennis Ledvina's wonderful hardy hybrids. This pink magnolia has a lovely peach tint to the tepals. Should be hardy to -20° F.
Our own selection of M. dawsoniana We got our plant from the Clarke Nursery in San Jose, California in the late 50's. This is by far the best of the M. dawsoniana cultivars as it has thousands of lovely, pink 6" flowers that look somehat like [...]
M. 'Woodsman' x 'Tina Durio'--One of August Kehr's best hybrids. It's wild to think that M. 'Woodsman' with its purple green and yellowish color could produce this lovely deep pink hybrid. This quick grower will grow well in many parts of th [...]
Has the typical bloom of M. denudata. The ivory white flowers have a pretty purple flush to the outside base of the tepals. The plant will be upright to 30' tall x 20' wide.
A smaller flowering form of M. denudata. The very white flowers are 3-4" across and are produced by the hundreds on the tree.
We are still amazed at the sales of this yellow magnolia. We have sold M. 'Elizabeth' for 30+ years. This is still one of the finest of any yellow magnolias.
Is an M. acuminata selection with beautiful variegated leaves. The leaves are deep green with splashes of cream white. Don't know eventual size, but the plants look vigorous.
The same hybrid as M. 'Pristine', but this Frank Galyon hybrid has a soft pink flush to the flowers. Our shrubby trees are 20' x 20' and have hundreds if not thousands of flowers yearly.
This is a large growing magnolia with lovely rich pink flowers in mid March. This is an easy hardy fast grower.
We first saw this plant blooming Spring 2016. Wow! The glowing pink flowers are large 10-12" across and the tepals are some what crimped. One of the most exciting magnolias we have seen in years.
M. acuiminata 'Fertile Myrtle x M. sprengeri 'Diva'. This Phil Savage hybrid is a hardy peachy pink flowering Magnolia. Very hardy and a vigorous grower. If Phil Named a magnolia it had to be superior as he didn't name very many.
Originally, M. denudata'Forrest Pink'. This hardy magnolia has flowers that look like M. denudata, but are a rich pink. Seems to withstand frost when in bloom.
Is an upright grower for the smaller garden. The flowers are soft pink with white inside the tepals.
This superb National Arboretum hybrid is a rough, tough plant. It will take heavy clay, grow in parking strips and dry areas once established. Our mature (25 year) plant is 25-30' tall. The purple flowers over the plant in late March. Very [...]
(PPAF) A dwarf 10-12' tree. Everyone always asks for a "dwarf" magnolia with tulip shaped flowers. This New Zealand hybrid will have dark purple flowers in spring followed by lighter purple sporadic flowers in summer.
Only 5 available. This species is so amazing but hard to find. Our plants originally came from Jane Platt's garden. The summer flowers don't quite open. So look like huge goose eggs hanging from the tree. The foliage looks tropical and has bee [...]
This Dennis Ledvina hybrid has arching yellow flowers. They are not fully pendant, but attractively arching. M. accuminata x Norman Gould has pretty purple new foliage.
This selection of M. grandiflora was named in Portland. Our plant has survived (thrived through -12 F° and 2' of flood water during its life. Our plant is 30x30' and was planted in 1964 or 65. The white flowers are smaller than some of the [...]
Looks like M. 'Caerhays Belle' but the flowers are even richer pink. This upright grower came to us in a shipment from Eisenhut Nursery in Switzerland.
One of D. Todd Gresham's hybrids. We originally got our plant from Hillier's. It's typical to have an American plant that must go to England to be discovered. The light pink-purple flowers heavily cover the plant in late March.
This New Zealand hybrid has large tulip shaped flowers that are glowing yellow. We saw pictures and instantly wanted to own this plant.
Has rich golden yellow flowers in mid spring just as the leaves are emerging. Makes an upright grower.
The sister to M. 'Ilini Gold' with larger flowers and larger thick leaves. Named by Wesley Whiteside.
One of the first of the New Zealand hybrid magnolias. M. 'Iolanthe' is a campbelli hybrid, but it will bloom at 2-3' tall. The white flowers have a pink blush to them in March. Will grow 2-3 feet per year when young.
M. 'Woodsman' x M. 'Big Dude'. Another of Dennis Ledvina's beautiful magnolias. The white flowers are large and handsomely formed. the flowers are white with a slight pink flash.
M. campellini x M. sarg. 'Robusta'. This 'Caerhays Castle' hybrid is deep rich pink inside. We found these plants in New Zealand.
Is a Brooklyn Botanical Garden hybrid. The flowers are yellow and have a purple base to the tepals. When we had this plant two years ago they sold out quickly. So order early.
This M. campbelli hybrid has large rich pink flowers in March. Will eventually be a 40' tree. Recommended only far west coast or very protected areas.
This extraordinarily hardy plant grows best in fairly cold areas. The best plants we have seen are in the northeast U.S. The white flowers have painted tepals and are 4-5" across. Don't try in California. We saw this creeping vine at Strybing [...]
We have a small number of this plant again. Our original plant came from Joe McDaniel back in '72. The plant is now 12x12' and blooms for months. The main bloom of deep purple flowers is in April with a scattering of flowers through the summer [...]
Named at Nymans, this fine magnolia is becoming better known and appreciated. The pink flower buds open to light pink, star shaped flowers. Our original (planted out in 1975) is now 25' X 12'.
(M. loebneri 'Dr. Merrill') – Came from the Arnold Arboretum decades ago. We even had this plant in our catalog 50 years ago. Doesn’t seem to be in the nursery trade anymore. The tree is an upright grower to 25-30' with white flowers that are [...]
The best of the loebneri varieties. This pure white magnolia just sparkles in the spring.
This huge foliaged tree will add a tropical look even in cool climates. The leaves can get to 2 1/2-3' long. The creamy white flowers are 12-15' across. M. marophylla will be a real showstopper. (Not good in a windy area).
The largest leafed American tree. We have had 3' leaves on young plants. This is a big (50') tree of great presence. M. 'macrophylla' will not be ignored in any garden. Our original plant wasn't hurt by 12 F. The flowers are 12-15" across in e [...]
(M. lennei alba x veitchii) This plant is on of Todd Greshams original hybrids from California. The white flowers are vase shaped and covered in large numbers on a 30' tree.
(denudata x sargentiana 'Robusta Blood Moon'). We sent pollen to Phil Savage (Detroit) and he hybridized and grew some plants to tree size then sent us scion wood. The best of these plants Phil named M. 'Marjory Gossler'. It has large white fl [...]
From Palisade, CO. which is 4700' elevation. It is said to bloom consistently at that elevation in the Rockies. The flowers are pink-purple and seems to be very hardy.
Many years this hybrid is one of the finest of all magnolias in our garden. The 10-12" flowers are a soft pink and even though there aren't as many flowers on the plant as other hybrids, they are very beautiful.
This Gresham hybrid of M liliflora 'Nigra' x M. veitchii has white flowers with a rich pink flush to the base of the tepals.
This hybrid has beautiful rich pink campbelli type flowers. Was damaged at 5° F., but is coming back quickly.
M. denudata x M. stellata 'Waterlily'. This Joe McDaniel hybrid grows in front of Roger's house. Probably the oldest tree anywhere and is 30'x20'. The creamy white flowers have multi tepals and cover the beautiful tree in March.
This plant is an irregular growing to 20'+ plant. The rich purple flowers appear in late March-April. We still have flowers in July-August.
(M. acuminata ‘Big Dude’) This Denis Ledvina hybrid has large deep pink flowers in March. Very hardy.
One of Gresham's original selections. We have grown this plant since the early 70's. M. Royal Crown has been hardy to 0 degrees several times with no damage. The four center tepals stand upright and the other four tepals drop down making a c [...]
A Pickard hybrid from England. M. 'Ruby' is a brighter larger flowering magnolia soulangiana. Rarely offered in the U.S.
Our original plant is 20+' tall after 40 years. This upright grower has small dark green leaves. The white 3-4" flowers are each beautiful in their own right. The pointed tepals and pink rimmed stamens are pretty. The plant is also a mass disp [...]
Very similar to M. sal. 'Elsie Frye'. The big difference is the stamens are showier. Came to us through Ernie Iufer (Ufer). A lovely tree for the smaller garden.
Named for an opera, this form was growing in Strybing Arboretum(San Francisco Botanical Garden). The flowers are A rich, clear pink and are 8-10' across. A very beautiful Magnolia.
We received our original plant from Jane Platt in about 1970. This glorious huge pink flowering magnolia seems a little bit hardier than M. campbellii. One spring our tree was amazing because the 30' plant had about 200 lovely light pink blo [...]
An upright tree (30'x20'). M. 'Sayonara' has large bell shaped white flowers. The flowers are a very pretty shade and color.
An upright narrow grower with pretty deep rich purple flowers. Our 25' tree is only 6-8'wide and covers itself with thee pretty flowers.
Our most recommended magnolia, especially for the small garden. This excellent large shrub-small tree flowers late April - August 1. The flowers are ivory white with red stamens. The pendant flowers are followed by brilliant pink seed pods [...]
Has larger foliage and flowers than the species. This faster grower is grafted on M. sieboldii. The pendant flowers are cream white with maroon stamens.
and blooms in late April through May with smaller creamy blooms like M. sieboldii. The pendant flowers are 3-4" across Very limited availability.
A M. soulangeana 'Lennei' seedling from Tom Dodd’s nursery in Chunchula, AL. Said to be one of the darkest magnolia flowers. The inside of the tepals are pinkish.
Is a very old hybrid from Italy. One of the earliest hybrid magnolias. The 6" flowers are dark purple and are bowl shaped. Still an attractive plant after all these years.
We have had this plant since the 1960's. We found our plant in Portland. It's a slow upright grower to about 12'. The small soulangiana flowers are light purple by the hundreds
We had this lovely saucer magnolia on our catalog cover years ago and were too good at selling it as we sold every plant. Dumb, I had to go buy a large plant in Seattle. The flowers are huge white with a strong pink outside the tepals. M. 'San [...]
Is the larger sister to M. 'Galaxy'. Our big tree is 40'x30' after 40+ years. The flowers are richer purple pink than M. 'Galaxy'. Our original tree came from the National Arboretum and makes a great show each March-April.
The goddess magnolia is a beautiful pink flowering tree. Our original tree is 60 years and is 40'x30'.
This is a great magnolia. Everyone that grows M. 'Star Wars' wouldn't be without the plant. The upright tree has pretty leaves like M. campbelli. The flowers have twisted tepals (hence the name) that are rich purple pink.
This small full growing star magnolia has an upright form. The flowers are soft pink and fully double. The tepals are smaller and lighter color than M. s. 'Jane Platt'. M. s. 'Chrysanthimumiflora' is a good choice for a small area.
The pink star magnolia has only 10-15 tepals. The pink flowers start out fairly dark and fade as they age. We haven't had this plant for many years.
One of the finest plants we ever found. We named this glorious plant for our friend and mentor back in the 80's. This star magnolia can have 60 tepals that are a pretty light pink. We are thrilled that M. ' Jane Platt' received an Award of [...]
This M. stellata cultivar has double the number of tepals that the species has. The white flowers have a pink flush when they open. The plant will get 15-20' and have a huge mass of flowers.
M. 'Pink Royalty' x 'M. 'Daybreak'. Has pretty flowers with pointed sepals. This hardy magnolia has clear pink flowers on a hardy, fast growing plant.
The first named magnolia hybrid is a cross of M. virginiana and M. tripetala. Our original plant is 25' tall and was planted in the 50's. The lemon scented flowers appear in May-July.
This Gresham hybrid has small (3-4") flowers until it gets 10' or more tall, then suddenly the flowers are 8-10" across. The flowers are lovely on our 25' bushy tree.
Comes from seedlngs from Joe McDaniel sent to Don Shadow from Tennessee. This great evergreen tree will get 25'x15'. We sell many plants of M. virginiana in the Willamette Valley because of the wet soils. M. virginiana does very well in wet ar [...]
An incredible glowing red-purple. The first blooms will be an odd purple and we worried it wasn't the correct plant, but it changed drastically with age. Hardy to probably 0° F. The flowers can be up to 12" across in March.
A superb adaptable magnolia that can grow through most of America. The fast growing plant gets quickly to 40'. The new leaves are a pretty purplish and turn deep green in summer. In fall, the narrow leaves turn a lovely golden yellow. The [...]
(Watsoni) We grew and sold this superb plant for 15-20 years, but we can't propagate it. We finally found a source and have a small number available. The ivory flowers have beautiful maroon stamens in May-July. The scent is tropical and is [...]
Hybridized by Joe McDaniel using M. acuminata and M. lilifora. This magnolia is interesting (weird) in that it is purple, green and yellow all in the same flower. Not Roger's favorite, but Marj and many others think it's attractive.
Don't like the name, but it's a pretty soft yellow in late March-April. Will get 30-40 feet tall in time.