2) Joann Vieira, director of horticulture at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, stands beneath a Saucer Magnolia
tree, one of the many beetle-resistant trees at Tower Hill.
Williams, now retired after a half-century of service as White House Superintendent of Grounds, assisted with the Rose Garden design, laying out lines of Katherine crabapples along the garden's perimeter, and placing a saucer magnolia
in each corner.
(Magnolia soulangeana) flowers are several inches tall and resemble water lilies when they first open.
American linden, southern magnolia, green ash, American beech, saucer magnolia
and a Japanese snowbell are all marked for cutting, but this time the scene is entirely different.
The moment of my annual ode to the saucer magnolia
The wine-colored arctotis would be a nice complement to the saucer magnolia
(Magnolia x soulangeana) trees that are also blooming at this time.
Others, ornamentals such as the Japanese pagoda, Washington hawthorn, saucer magnolia
, and several varieties of crab apple, were added for their seasonal blossoming appeal.
There are many varieties of saucer magnolia
, with flowers in white, pink, rose, magenta, violet or burgundy.
Beyond the standard saucer magnolia
are rich new yellows and huge-flowered hybrids
Even the dullest soul has been known to brighten at the sight of a saucer magnolia
in full bloom.
A sculptural Japanese black pine and multirunked camphor, Chinese elm, saucer magnolia
, and Japanese maple add structure.
3 -- color) With some patience on the part of the Brentwood homeowner, this spindly saucer magnolia
selected by landscape designer Randon Garver will mature to 20 feet in height and diameter.