Magnolia X loebneri is a hybrid cross between M. kobus and M. stellata created by Max Loebner. The trees produce spectacular displays of white flowers in early spring.

  • COMMON NAME: Loebner Magnolia
  • LATIN NAME: Magnolia X loebneri
  • FAMILY: Magnoliaceae
  • LOCATION: Along Howard Street near Chapin
Magnolia X loebneri is a hybrid cross between M. kobus and M. stellata created by Max Loebner. The trees produce spectacular displays of white flowers in early spring.Magnolia X loebneri is a mottle of yellow and green in Autumn.
The red fruits of Magnolia X loebneri split to expose red seeds in the late fall.The red seed of Magnolia X loebneri. Eventually the seed will dangle in the wind while remaining attached to the plant by a short filament. The red coating attracts birds which ingest the fruit and disperse the seeds.
Close-up of a Magnolia X loebneri leaf.The bark of Magnolia X loebneri is smooth and gray when young.

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