Magnolia sprengeri 'Eric Savill'
10 year height/spread: 6m/4m
Flowers: Deep wine red, to 20cm
History: a seedling from Diva at Caerhays which flowered after 17 years in the Savill
Garden. A widely spreading tree branching from near the base. Nodding flowers with 12
tepals formed down to the ground.
Recognise by: characteristically crinkled tepals.
Location: Savill Garden, Windsor April 2001
Photo: Everard Daniel