Magnolia loebneri Leonard Messel
MAGNOLIA loebneri 'Leonard Messel' is a vigorous medium-sized deciduous shrub or small tree, with narrowly ovate leaves 10-15cm (4-6in) long. The scented flowers are purple-pink, paler on the inside are up to 10cm wide.
MAGNOLIA loebneri 'Leonard Messel' is a vigorous medium-sized deciduous shrub or small tree, with narrowly ovate leaves to 10-15cm (4-6in) in length.
Scented flowers are purple-pink (paler on the inside) are up to 10cm wide with about twelve narrow petals, that open before the leaves. Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- MAGNOLIA loebneri 'Leonard Messel'
- Tall Shrub with rounded habit
- Full Sun/Partial Shade - shelter from strong winds
- Deciduous - narrowly oval, mid-green leaves to 10-15cm (4-6in)
- Flower Colour - Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
- Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine- soft pink/purple flowers, white inside
- Flower Shape - Star shaped 8-13cm (3-5in) across with slender tepals
- Scented Flowers March - April
- Height - 8m (25ft) Spread - 6m (20ft)
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
- Neutral to acid soil
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Supplied in 2 - 3 litre pot
- Allow up to 14 days for delivery