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Early Lenne
[M. x soulangeana], cv. (W. B. Clarke & Co., List 5859, p. 51. 1958, San Jose, California), ‘Selected early flowering form of (cv. Lennei).’ Possibly listed by some as cv. Lennei Early.

Early Lennei
[M. x soulangeana], cv. (Sunset Western Garden Book, Ed. 3, P. 334, 1967), Blooms two weeks earlier than cv. Lennei. = cv. Early Lenne.

Early Rose
[M. campbellii], cv. (Otto Eisenhut nursery catalog, p. 1, 1989, Ticino, Switzerland). ‘Rose-pink [Blumhardt].’ (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 215, 1994). ‘Flowers are pink, much like those of Magnolia campbellii, but plants flower at about three years from seed.’ (M. campbellii x M. liliiflora).

Edith Bogue
[M. grandiflora], cv. (John J. Tyler Arb. Bull. 13 April 1961), A hardy form propagated by Harry Deverman of Clifton, New Jersey from a specimen tree sent from Florida in 1920 to the Montclair, New Jersey garden of Miss Edith A. Bogue. syn.: cv. Bogue (Nearing, Gard. Chron. Amer. 45: 383. 1941); cv. Miss Bogue (Kosar, Gard. Jour. 14: 45. 1964); cv. Miss Edith Bogue (Deverman, letter. 1961).

Editor Hopkins
[M. acuminata, M. x veitchii], cv. (Magnolia 24(2) [Issue 46]: 9, 1989). ‘Tall straight tree, flowers pastel, pink and yellow on white. The pollen used was frozen by Harold Hopkins the previous year. This was my first success in the use of year-old, frozen pollen [Phil Savage, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].’ (M. acuminata cv. Fertile Myrtle x M. x veitchii cv. Peter Veitch). See: cv. Curly Head.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy, J. The World of Magnolias, p. 101, 1994). ‘Large columnar tree. Selected from a specimen in Eldorado, Arkansas. Listed in 1989 by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

Eleanor May

Elisa Odenwald
[M. x soulangeana, M. x veitchii(?)], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 16, 1984). ‘A Gresham hybrid with creamy white flowers, pure white inside, with a touch of pink purple at the base on the outside of the three inner tepals. The tree has an upright, flaring growth habit.’ Registered by Ken Durio, Opelousas, Louisiana. Syn.: LA#76.

Elisabeth Holman
[M. campbellii], cv. (Nigel Holman, Rhod. with Cam. & Mag. 41: 37-8, 1988). ‘Michael [Williams] gave my father two seedlings in March 1954. I have his covering letter in which he suggests that one of them could be a hybrid with robusta. However, neither show any signs of this, and I am confident that the first seedlings raised at Lanarth, c. 1951-2, were all self-pollinated and show all the characteristics of the type plant.... One of our seedlings has proved outstanding.... I named it ‘Elisabeth Holman’ after my wife.’ Nomen nudem. FCC 21 February 1995 as a flowering plant for exhibition, exhibited by N. T. Holman, Chyverton, Zelah, Truro, Cornwall. (cv. of ssp. mollicomata).

[M. acuminata, M. denudata], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 16, 1984). ‘Originally introduced as Brooklyn Botanic Garden #391, this hybrid has clear yellow flowers with a long tapering form. Plant Patent No. 4145.’ Registered by Lola Koerting, Kitchawan Research Lab., Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Ossining, New York (News. Amer. Mag. Soc. 13(2): 21-22, 1977; ibid. 15(1): 26, 1979). (M. acuminata x M. denudata).

[M. acuminata subsp. subcordata], cv. Magnolia 20(1) [issue 37]: 16, 1984. ‘A tall, upright plant, its leaves variegated with yellow spotting. Grows well in full sun. selected by A. J. Fordham of the Arnold Arboretum from a group of seedlings raised from arboretum seed in 1965.’ registered by A. J. Fordham, Arnold Araboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Aiton, Hort. Kew 2: 251. 1789), leaves oblong-elliptic, coriaceous, flowers ‘subcontracted’ (not opening out). Probably = var. grandiflora, per common name cited.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Hort. ex Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort.41: 78. 1916), in synonymy = cv. Crispa.

[M. denudata], cv. (Overlook Nurseries Catalog 1956-1957, Crichton, Mobile, Alabama), as var. ‘flower slightly larger than the parent variety, pure white, but occasionally showing a faint tinge of purplish pink at the base of the petals.’ Not the same as M. sprengeri var. elongata.

[M. denudata], var. (Rehder & Wilson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 1: 402. 1913) = M. sprengeri var. elongata. Some American nursery stock under this name appears to be the typical M. denudata.

[M. sprengeri], var. (Rehder & Wilson) Stapf, Bot. Mag.. 152: T. 9116 (1927). basionym: M. denudata var. elongata (Rehder & Wilson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson, 1: 402. 1913). Type: Wilson 345, W. Hupeh, China. syn.: M. conspicua var. elongata (The Garden 89: 605. 1925). Bean, Trees & Shrubs Brit. Is. 3: 225 (1933), leaves obovate, 3-5 in. long, 2-3 in. wide, glabrous; flowers pure white, tepals 12, 2-3 in. long. In Hilliers Man. of Trees and Shrubs Ed. 2, 1973, ‘small bushy tree or large shrub... A. M. 1955.’

Else Frye
[M. salicifolia], cv. (Witt, Arb. Bull. Univ. Wash. 24: 43, Fig. 4. 1961), form erect, shoots slender, glabrous, yellow-green to brown; leaves elliptic-lanceolate, 7-15 cm, long, 3-6 cm. wide, green above, glaucescent beneath, sparsely pubescent; flowers large, 8-9 cm. long, tepals 9, white stained rose-purple at base, stamen filaments pink, named for Mrs. T. C. (Else) Frye. Plant obtained from W. B. Clarke & Co., San Jose, California. Witt, Jour. Calif. Hort. Soc. 23: 14, photo (1962).

[M. denudata], var. (Finet & Gagnepain) Pampanini, Bull. R. Soc. Tosc. Ort. 40: 200. 1915) = M. sargentiana, per Dandy, notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 16: 125 (1928).

Emma Cook
[M. denudata, M. stellata], cv. (Registered August, 1975 by Frank B. Galyon, M.D., 715 Walnut St., Knoxville, Tennessee), a hybrid of M. denudata x M. stellata cv. Waterlily. small twiggy tree; twelve-tepaled flowers about 4 inches across, colored lavender-pink only on outside.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 16, 1984). ‘Very columnar growth habit. Original specimen 80-90 feet high and 12 feet wide. Very dense. Leaves heavily indumented.’ Registered by Richard Stadtherr, Horticulture Dept., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Empire State
[M. grandiflora], cv. (H. Harold Hume, Gainesville, Florida), selected from Long Island, N.Y., per a lecture given by J. C. McDaniel to the Tennessee Nurserymen's Association on 4 October 1969.

[M. x loebneri], cv. (Magnolia 27(1) [Issue 51]: 25, 1991). ‘This open pollinated ‘Ballerina’ seedling is very slow-growing and bushy. The buds form in multiples of 1-4 on the tips of twigs as well as along the twigs. Often flowers after a frost from smaller flower buds along the stems. Flowers have 18-25 tepals. Very easy to propagate from cuttings. Selected by August Kehr in 1988 and registered by him in 1990. Dr. Kehr suggests Zones 4-7. The original tree...flowered at 4 years of age.’

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Leroy, Cat. p. 7. 1850, Angers, France), ‘english large flowering,’ compare cv. Anglorum.

[M. campbellii], cv. (Eric Walther, circa 1961, Strybing Arboretum, San Francisco, California). name not published, unregistered. = cv. Late Pink.

Eric Savill
[M. sprengeri], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 16, 1984). ‘Plant characterized by the deep red purple coloration of the blossoms. Originated at Savill Garden, England’ Registered by John Bond, Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire, U.K. (Magnolia 18(2)). (M. sprengeri cv. Diva seedling).

Eric Walther
[M. campbellii], cv. (McClintock, Notes Strybing Arb. 3: 9-10. 1965), tree fastigiate, blooms abundantly, flowers rose-pink, 8-10 in. across, tepals 12, ovate, the outermost spreading, the innermost erect, concealing cone. Seed is viable. Type tree in garden of Victor Reiter in San Francisco from Hyland Barnes of Vancouver, British-Columbia in 1949, which was propagated by layering from original plant in England.

[(M. x soulangeana 'Lennei') x M. kobus 'Norman Gould'], cv. (Magnolia 35(2) [Issue 68]: 15, 2000) This vigorous tree produces very light lavender flowers that appear white from a distance; fertile as a seed parent; hybridized, grown, selected (1990) and introduced (1999) by Dr. August Kehr; previously identified as #R11-17.

Ethel Hillier
[M. campbellii], cv. (Hilliers Man. of Trees and Shrubs, Ed. 2. 1973). ‘A vigorous, hardy form raised in our nurseries... with very large flowers; petals white with a faint pink blush at the base on the outside.’

[M. x brooklynensis], cv. (Brooklyn Botanic Garden, U.S. Plant Patent #2820), in Newsl. Amer. Magnol. Soc. 7 (1): 7 (1970). Registered 1970. First flowered in 1959 when 19 years old. Flowers buds magnolia purple (30/3, R. F. Wilson color chart, 1941), suffused lettuce green (861/3) and yellow ochre (07/3), a unique color.

[M. virginiana], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 77, 1994). ‘Flowers over a long period of time. Introduced by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

[M. acuminata], cv. (Jacques, Jour. Soc. Imp. Centr. Hort. (France) 3: 476. 1857), as a species. cultivated in the Garden Montgeron near Villenieve Saint-Georges, France in 1856. Koch, Dendrologie 1: 372 (1869), larger in all dimensions than the typical form: flowers pale yellow.

[M. liliiflora], cv. (Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort, 41: 139. 1916), growth robust and tall. syn.: M. obovata var. excelsa.

[M. x soulangeana], cv. (Bouche & Bouche, Blumenzucht 2: 718. 1855), as M. obovata cv. Excelsa: of considerably large stature. grown by Rinz of Frankfurt Am Main, Germany, per Petzold & Kirchner, Arb. Muscav. 116 (1864), flowers large, dark crimson-red. Possibly = cv. Lennei.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (John Colliton, Exmouth, England, before 1737), this is the commonly used name for Aiton's var. lanceolata per John Sims in Bot. Mag. 45: t. 1952 (1817) which illustrates the ‘double’ flower occasionally seen on this cultivar. See Loddiges, Bot. Cab. 9: 814 (1824), and for current usage Jour. Roy. Hort. Soc. 83: 333, 464 (1958). this clone tends to flower when very young. The habit is fastigiate, leaves elliptic, rusty tomentose beneath. syn.: cv. Exoniensis and cv. Lanceolata.

Exmouth Double
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Poynter, Gard. Chron. III, 8: 223. 1890), flowers double. Probably = cv. Exmouth.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Robert Buist, Cat. #8, p. 48, 1844-45, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), ‘free flowering.’ in Buist, Descr. Cat. Hardy Trees p. 9 (1854) as cv. Exmouthii. ‘dwarf growing.’ = cv. Exmouth.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Page, Page's Prodromus p. 37. 1817, Southampton, England), ‘Exmouth.’ in Loddiges, Cat. Ed. 11, p. 29 (1818). = cv. Exmouth.

[M. grandiflora], cv. A fleur demi-double (Loudon, Encycl. Trees & Shrubs 23. 1842), flowers double. grown by Leroy of Angers, France. This probably = cv. Exmouth.