• Magnolia sieboldii

    Magnolia sieboldii

    Magnolia sieboldii: Wild collected by Holmberg and Strindberg, Japan, Korea. Spicy scent from the flowers

  • Magnolia sieboldii ssp. sinensis: Larger plant, native to China, S.W. Sichuan. Flowers hang down, leathery white petals, no scent from this Chinese subspecies
  • Magnolia acuminata: The metallic sheen on the outer face of the petals makes the sweetly scented flowers just visible from the leaves