Magnolia × soulangeana 'Black Tulip'
'Vulcan' x 'Iolanthe' (possibly)
Mark Jury, New Zealand
To 3.5 metres high.
Flower: Heavy textured port-wine red, goblet shaped to 15cm across.
Mid season flowering.
Foliage: dark green with new leaves noticeably pubescent on upper and lower surfaces.
It grows vigorously and will become a slender, upright medium sized tree. Flowers freely from a young age.
Photo: Robin Whiting