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botanical name:
Magnolia sieboldii ssp. sinensis
Magnolia sieboldii ssp. sinensis © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 8.00m
width: 12.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -17°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Broad spreading habit, dark green leaves, grey-green and downy underneath. The leaves are larger than the species, up to 22 cm. Slightly pendant, cup-shaped, very fragrant pure white flowers up to 10cm across with a contrasting central ring of prominent crimson stamens. Flowers in June and then sporadically in august.

Prefers a sunny but sheltered location.

other notes:
From Sichuan, China.
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