Chinese magnolia


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Noun1.Chinese magnolia - large deciduous shrub or small tree having large open rosy to purplish flowersChinese magnolia - large deciduous shrub or small tree having large open rosy to purplish flowers; native to Asia; prized as an ornamental in eastern North America
magnolia - any shrub or tree of the genus Magnolia; valued for their longevity and exquisite fragrant blooms
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Botanically speaking we refer to these wonderful blooming trees as Magnolia x soulangeana with the accepted common name Chinese magnolia. The hybrids today, however, will stump even the best of horticulturists and taxonomists, but don't let that stop you from including this dazzling display as your opening curtain call for spring.
The Chinese Magnolia sinensis is one of the best summer flowering species, peaking in early June.

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