The 2019 MSI Annual Meeting will be held May 3-5 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Attendees will have the opportunity to see numerous species and cultivars of cold-hardy Magnolias. For more information and to register, click here!


The 2019 MSI Seed Counter is now open and accepting  orders.  This event is open only to members of the Magnolia Society International.  You may view the list of offerings and place an order here.  (Be sure to login with your membership email, or you won't be able to access the order pages).

Magnolia macrophylla var. ashei - Ashe Magnolia

(Photograph by Gary Knox, MSI President)

Dr. Gary Knox, MSI President, Professor of Environmental Horticulture,University of Florida
Dr. Knox and a team of researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida, have been studying the Ashe magnolia to try to figure out why it is so rare and how it may be conserved. For more inf0, click here.

Upcoming meetings of interest

2019 MSI Annual Meeting 
Save the Date!
Chicago, IL, USA; May 3-5, 2019. For more info, click here.

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