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Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ (Ballerina Loebner’s magnolia), growth habit, tree form

digital color photograph 
Digitization Status
Born digital
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Date created
2005 – 2012
Magnolia x loebneri ‘Ballerina’ (Ballerina Loebner’s magnolia), this hybrid is a cross between M. kobus and M. stellata, mature height is 20-30' with similar spread, habit is rounded to broad-rounded, haystack-shaped, cultivar Ballerina has up to 30 petals and is very fragrant, mostly pure white but is pinkish in center, emerging buds almost cream-yellow, leaves are alternate simple narrow obovate 4-6" long by 1-2.25 wide abruptly acute rounded entire and dark green