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Saucer Magnolia

Saucer magnolias are a cross between two different types of magnolias. It can be considered either a small tree or a shrub and grows to a height of 15 to 25 feet. Leaves can be up to 6 inches long and have a lightly hairy texture on the underside. Fuzzy flower buds are produced in the fall, overwinter, and open in the spring. Flowers are commonly pink, fading to white centers, and can grow as big as 8 inches across. Plants get their name from the flowers resembling a cup sitting on a saucer.

Leaf buds Flower buds with visible hairs Leaves Large petals begin to open to create a saucer-like flower Whole saucer magnolia tree