Mar 16th, 2013

Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)

Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

When these fuzzy puppies pop it really is the beginning of a roller coaster ride into spring.  These magnolia x soulangiana blooms are also called saucer magnolias or tulip magnolias. Stay tuned for photos of them in full bloom later this week.

Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)

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Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)

Jonah Holland is PR & Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, specializing in social media. She's been known to go for a walk, and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure.

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