Botanical name: Magnolia liliiflora Family: Magnoliaceae (Magnolia family)
Synonyms: Magnolia lilliflora
Lily magnolia is a bushy, rounded deciduous shrub which gets up to 13 ft tall with a spread about the same. The leaves are large, up to 8 in long and 4 in wide. The goblet shaped fragrant flowers are pink to purplish, about 3 in across and produced in spring and sporadically through the summer. They look like lilies growing on a tree, hence the common name. Lily Magnolia is originally from China. It has been reported that the species may no longer occur in the wild.
The flower labeled Lily Magnolia is ...