Magnolia x soulangeana 'Andre Leroy'
Flowers: dark pink to purple, 7.5-15cm across
Leaves: dark green, obovate, to 20cm long.
Deciduous shrub or small tree with rounded growth habit, and flowers at an early age. Very tolerant of various soil and climates.
Carpet of fallen tepals
Location: Parc de la Beaujoire, Nante France
Photo: Koen Camelbeke