Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily'

Habit more erect than species and with larger flowers. Segments flushed pink along inside midrib, highly scented. Profusely flowering, flowers with general appearance of a Nymphaea water lily. Origin uncertain, probably c. 1940, usa. There may be several clones under this name which is sometimes written as 'Water Lily'.

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