saucer magnolia

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Noun1.saucer magnolia - large deciduous shrub or small tree having large open rosy to purplish flowerssaucer 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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These are different and go by names like saucer magnolia, tulip magnolia, Japanese magnolia which all seem to fit beginning with incredible cross originally credited to one of Napoleon's retired soldiers.
Buds have set on the cascading canes of the forsythia bush, on the limbs of the saucer magnolia and the flowering crab apple.
To bring a bit of the South into your yard, get a mint julep and a hoop skirt, but avoid the grandiflora and consider the star magnolia (Magnolia stellate), the saucer magnolia (Magnolia soulangiana), or Loebner's magnolia (Magnolia loebneri).
(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.
Spring can't come too soon for a saucer magnolia. When most flowering trees are still drowsy with dormancy, Magnolia x soulangeana is dressed and ready to go.
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.