Magnolia ×loebneri Kache

Loebner's Magnolia

Large shrub to 6 m or so tall. Leaves obovate, blunt-tipped, about 8-14 cm long, 3-6 cm wide, tapered at base. Flowers before leaves, profuse, with mostly 12 petal-like spoon-shaped segments, white; early spring. Raised by m. Loebner, Dresden, e. Germany pre-1920. [m. kobus var. loebneri (Kache) Spongberg]

Garden origin

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Magnoliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Magnolia ×loebneri 'Leonard Messel'

Flowers with about 12 oblanceolate petal-like segments mostly 6-7 cm long, exterior pink, interior white, eventually spreading. Long flowering. Raised England by l. Messel of Nymans pre-1950.

Magnolia ×loebneri 'Merrill'

Compact with semi-double flowers. Dr Karl Sax, Arnold Arboretum, 1939. Named after Dr e.d. Merrill, former Director of the Arnold Arboretum.

Magnolia ×loebneri 'Neil Mceachern'

Quick growing tree. Flowers pink flushed. Plants arising from seed of m. stellata 'Rosea' from garden of Capt. Neil McEachern, Lake Como, Italy, 1952.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Magnolianae
order      Magnoliales
family       Magnoliaceae
genus        Magnolia L.