Posts Tagged "Magnoliaceae"

Saucer magnolia

Magnolia X soulangeana – the bold display of flowers and lasts only a couple of weeks, followed by an equally impressive foliage which is almost tropical in appearance.

Tulip tree

Liriodendron tulipifera – despite its tropical appearance, this close relative of the magnolia endures harsh winters and prefers the climate of the American Northeast.

Saucer magnolia

Magnolia soulangeana – Magnolias are an odd bunch. They thrive in a Northern temperate climate, yet they appear tropical. Their big bold flowers open up in early spring when it’s still quite cold. Come summer, all flowers will be gone, but even then magnolias are a beautifully dense green.