Magnolia       Leonard Messel Magnolia

         x loebneri  'Leonard Messel'

Description: Beautiful deciduous tall shrub or small tree with gorgeous two-toned flowers.    
Flower: Fragrant lilac-pink flowers are produced before the leaves in midspring. The strap-shaped petals are similar to Star Magnolia.
Foliage: 4-6" (10-15cm) long medium green narrowly obovate
Misc. info: Makes an excellent single specimen and accent plant.

Height: 10-15'

Spread: 12'

Zone: 5-9

Site: Sunny or partial shade, sheltered - well-drained humus rich soil.