This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.
Magnolia x soulangiana
Mature Height and Width:
20-30 feet by 20-30 feet
Saucer Magnolia is a hybrid created from two species of Chinese origin. In this climate, the purple, pink and white flower display is often cut short by a hard frost following a warm period in the early spring. Either way, the hope for a good flowering season continues to make the Saucer Magnolia a popular landscaping tree.