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[M. grandiflora], cv. (Lavallee, Arb. Segrez. 6. 1877), nomen nudum. Nicholson, The Garden 24: 512 (1883), nomen nudum. Mouillefert, Traite 112 (1891), flowers large, very beautiful. In Murison, Gard. Chron. III, 43: 83 (1908), flowers large.

Macrantha Anglorum
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Leroy, Cat. p. 65. 1865, Angers, France), nomen nudum. See cv. Anglorum and cv. Macrantha.

[M. macrophylla], var. - The typical variety.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (J. C. McDaniel, Proc. Central States Forest Tree Improvement Conference, sixth, October 1968, P. 7), ‘Madison is another ‘everbloomer,’ of neater growth habit (compared with cv. Alabama Everblooming), Selected in the early 1950's from Madison, Alabama, And now in commercial propagation near Mobile.’

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Bosse, Vollst. Handb. Blumeng., Ed. 2, 2: 465. 1841). Bouche & Bouche, Blumenzucht2: 716 (1855), nomen nudum. Probably = cv. Maillardiere.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Loudon, Encycl. Trees & Shrubs 23. 1842), From The Garden at Desio near Monza near Milan, Italy. nomen nudum. Probably = cv. Maillardiere.

[M. campbellii], cv. (Gresham, Jour. Calif. Hort. Soc. 24: 108, Fig. 6. 1963), as ‘The Maharaja’ and described with branches ascendent, compact, leaves elliptic, 8 in. long, 5 in. wide, flower buds 5 in. long, perules black, indumentum grey, flowers white, 11 in. in diameter, tepals 12, spatulate, base fuchsia-purple, stamen filaments fuchsia-violet, peduncle 3/4 in. thick and villous. syn.: cv. Maharajah (Gresham, Morris Arb. Bull. 15: 29. 1964).

[M. campbellii], cv. (Gresham, Morris Arb. Bull. 15: 29-31. 1964), See Newsl. Amer Magnol. Soc. 2 (1): 7 (1965) = cv. Maharaja.

[M. campbellii], cv. (Gresham, Morris Arb. Bull. 15: 31, Fig. 43. 1964), flowers perfectly symmetrical, smooth kidskin white, 8 to 10 in. in diameter. in ssp. mollicomata. Spring foliage plum-red, broadly ovate. Flowers early from 13 February to 10 March in California.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Darquistade, near Nantes, France, about 1711), per A. D. of Nantes in Rev. Hort. III, 3: 384-394 (1849), from the Ann. Res. Soc. Nantaise Hort. 1849: 131-146 (1849), and Le Bon Jardinier 1860: 1244 (1860), as La Maillardiere. nomen nudum. See Treseder, Jour. Roy. Hort. Soc. 93: 347-350 (1968), Original plant from the Mississippi River valley, given to the Lord Rene Darquistade of La Maillardiere near Nantes, France, about 1711. See reprint in Newsl. Amer. Magnol. Soc. 6 (1): 3-4 (1969) .

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Magnolia 25(1) [Issue 47]: 20, 1989). ‘A fastigiate selection, listed but not described in Magnolia 23(2): 4, 1988.’ Introduced by Cedar Lane Farm, Madison, Georgia.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Hort. EX Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort.41: 104. 1916), in synonymy = cv. Maillardiere.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (A. & E. Kay, Pl World Fla 33, 1933), Probably, = cv. Maillardiere.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Nicholson, The Garden 24: 512. 1883), Probably = cv. Maillardiere.

Majestic Beauty
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Monrovia Nursery Co., Azusa, California, 1963), leaves large, thick, deep green, rusty pubescent beneath, flowers 12 in. wide, tepals in 3 tiers of 3 each, fragrance mild, pleasant; blooms from May to October in California. Assigned U. S. Plant Patent #2250. See Amer. Nurseryman for 15 September 1963, Vol. 118 (6): 13 (1963), illustrated.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (A. & E. Kay, Pl World Fla. 33. 1933), strong grower, form conical; leaves large, 12-15 in. long, underneath grayish with dark spots; flowers very large, inclined to double.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (name from card file of John M. Fogg, Jr.), nomen nudum.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Nehrling, My Garden in Fla. 103. 1944). Probably = cv. Maillardiere.

Manchu Fan
[M. x soulangeana, M. x veitchii(?)], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 17, 1984). ‘A white flowered Gresham hybrid similar to heptapeta, but of a more robust structure and leaf. (Newsl. Amer. Mag. Soc. 15(2): 9, 1979).

March Til Frost
[(M. liliiflora x M. cylindrica hybrid) x M. 'Ruby'] cv. (Magnolia 35(2) [Issue 68]: 16, 2000) This hybrid is probably a polyploid and produces flowers primarily from axillary buds (proleptic flowers), and although it flowers continuously throughout the Summer, most appear before the leaves; developing seed structures are held upright and become reddish in the Fall and are somewhat ornamental; hardy in USDA zones 5-7; hybridized, grown, selected (1997) and introduced (1999) by Dr. August Kehr; previously identified as #R19-63 in Dr. Kehr's collection.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Hort. ex Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort.41: 104. 1916), in synonymy = cv. Maillardiere.

Margaret Davis
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Magnolia 25(1) [Issue 47]: 20, 1989). ‘A selection with 20-28 CM. diameter flowers, listed in Magnolia 23(2): 4, 1988.’ Introduced by Shady Grove Nursery, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Margaret Helen
[M. liliiflora 'Nigra' x M. campbellii ssp. mollicomata] cv. (Magnolia 40(1) [Issue 77]: 15, 2005) The large, rosy-red flowers of this free-flowering hybrid are effective for about three weeks and have a light, fruity fragrance; the 12 oval-shaped tepals are ruby red (RHS 64A) at the base, paling to beet-root purple (RHS 71B) and fading to cyclamen pink (RHS 74C) at the tips; inner surface of tepals are a paler, light cyclamen (RHS 74D) with darker veins; tepals are up to 12cm (4.7in) long and 5.8cm (2.3in) wide; habit is upright and vase-shaped when young, becoming more rounded with age; estimated mature height is 7-8m (23-26ft); predicted hardy to USDA zone 8; originated at Duncan & Davies Nurseries of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand; selected and named by Vance Hooper, registered on February 4, 2004 by Jim Rumbal.

[M. foetida], F. (Ashe, Torreya 31: 37, 1931), leaves elliptic-obovate, apex obtuse, complanate; flowers vase-shaped, sepals retuse. type: Ashe, Juniper Head Creek, Okaloosa Co., Florida. This is a form of M. grandiflora.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Saratoga Horticultural Foundation, Saratoga, Calif., 1958). Maunsell Van Rensselaer, lasca leaves 8: 32 (1958), crown as broad as high, tends to remain small, to 20 ft.; leaves large, lustrous, prominently veined.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Orr & Furuta, Highlights of Agricultural Research 10 (3), Fall 1963, Auburn, Alabama), nomen nudum. illustrated by photos. Probably = cv. Margarita. Also compare M. foetida f. margaretta.

[M. kobus, M. liliiflora], cv. (Magnolia 25(1)I[ssue 47]: 20, 1989). ‘A triploid plant (chromosome number 3X = 57) with dark red-purple flowers that closely resemble those of liliiflora ‘Nigra'; blooms from the beginning to the end of May in Ossining, New York. Hardy to USDA zone 5. Distributed to a limited extent as B.B.G. #149.’ Hybridized by Evamaria Sperber in 1957 and introduced by The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11225-9978. (M. liliiflora cv. Nigra x M. kobus).

Marj Gossler
[M. denudata, M. sargentiana], cv. (Magnolia 21(2) [Issue 42]: 12, 1986-7). ‘Resembles M. x veitchii but has cold hardiness well below zero; very fine, well-shaped flowers of excellent substance; 7-8 tepals, 12-15 CM. long, white inside, outside pink at base ascending to white. Plant originally hybridized by Phil Savage.’ Registered by James Gossler, 1200 Weaver Road, Springfield, Oregon 97477. (M. denudata x M. sargentiana var. robusta).

Mark Jury
[M. campbellii, M. sargentiana(?)], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 17, 1984). ‘Similar in size and shape to ssp. mollicomata, but color of tepals is magenta-rose. Strong scent of evergreen. Probably a seedling of ‘Lanarth.'‘ Registered by Felix M. Jury, Waitare, New Zealand.

Mary Nell
[M. x soulangeana, M. x veitchii], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p 221, 1994). ‘...blooms prolifically with cup-shaped, 10 in. (25.4 cm) diameter flowers. The flower color is white with purple coloration at the base of the thick tepals. ‘Mary Nell’ is a vigorous shrubby form with olive-green foliage. Selected by Ken Durio of Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana, from one of Gresham's crosses. Named in 1986 in honor of Mary Nell McDaniel, wife of the late Dr. J. C. McDaniel.’ (M. x soulangeana cv. Lennei Alba x M. x veitchii cv. Peter Veitch). Syn.: JMcD#2, Joe McDaniel #2.

Mary Slankard
[M. sprengeri], cv. (Magnolia 28(1) [Issue 53]: 15-16, 1992). ‘This seedling of an open pollinated M. sprengeri ‘Diva’ was selected by Phil Savage, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It is described by him as best by far of 72 seedlings from seed picked from George Slankard's ‘Diva’ by Joe McDaniel, and given to me at the first Philadelphia meeting. The tree and leaves are much like those of ‘Diva.’ The flowers have 9 tepals, the bottom half of which are rich pink, the top half pure white. The fruits are bright crimson, 14 inches long and very slender. Phil suggests that the pollen parent may be M. denudata and that the hybrid will probably do well in Zones 5-8. Flowered at about ten years from seed.’

Mary Williams
[M. campbellii], cv. (Jour. Roy. Hort. Soc. 79: 417. 1954), given as M. mollicomata cv. Mary Williams. Received A. M. 13 April 1954. Flowers colored roseine purple (H. C. C. 629/3) shading to orchid purple (31/2-31-3) at the base, tepals 12, obovate spathulate, 5 1/2 in. long by 3 in. wide, stamens prominent, anthers creamy-rose, filaments violet. Exhibited by the Rt. Hon. Charles Williams, M. P., Caerhays Castle, Cornwall, England. (cv. of ssp. mollicomata).

[M. grandiflora, M. virginiana], cv. one of the ‘Freeman Hybrids', of same origin as x cv. Freeman but with lighter foliage color and less columnar tree habit. Named because it rooted easily from cuttings sent to England.

Massy Rosea
[M. stellata], cv. (Otto Eisenhut nursery catalog, p, 3, 1989, Ticino, Switzerland). Nomen nudum. = M. stellata cv. Rosea Massey?

maudiae var. platypetala

[M. acuminata], cv. (Loddiges) Loudon, Arb. Frut. Brit. 1: 273. 1838). basionym: M. maxima (Loddiges, Bot. Cab. 5: 418. 1820), plant received from Parmentier of France per Loddiges. Growth more vigorous; leaves larger than typical variety.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Le Bon Jardinier 1833: 734. 1833), nomen nudum. Also in Seringe, Fl. Jard. 3: 226 (1849), as a nomen nudum.

[M. umbrella], cv. (Loddiges) Parmentier, Bull. Sci. France & Belg. 27: 253, 336 (1896), per synonymy = M. acuminata cv. Maxima.

Maxine Merrill
[M. acuminata subsp. subcordata, M. x loebneri], cv. (Fairweather Gardens Nursery catalog, Spring 1999) ‘A new yellow Magnolia from Phil Savage with starry bright yellow flowers. They are reminiscent in form of M. x loebneri in that they have about 6 petals and are sturdy, not floppy.’ (M. acuminata cv Miss Honeybee x M. x loebneri cv Merrill)

May Day
[M. x soulangeana], cv. (Carl E. Kern, Jr., Wyoming Nurseries, Cincinnati, Ohio, before 1961), A late blooming cultivar. Per David G. Leach in a letter to John M. Fogg, Jr, dated 17 November 1961. nomen nudum.

May Queen
[M. x soulangeana], cv. (Carl. E. Kern, Jr., Wyoming Nurseries, Cincinnati 15, Ohio, before 1961), per letter from David G. Leach to John M. Fogg, Jr. Dated 20 December 196l. Also listed by the late D. Todd Gresham, Santa Cruz, California. nomen nudum.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Baumann, Cat. p. 26. 1842, Bollwiller & Mulhouse, France), nomen nudum. = cv. Maillardiere.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Leroy, Catalogue P. 65. 1866, Angers, France) = cv. Maillardieree

[M. virginiana], cv. (J. C. McDaniel, Proc. Internatl. Pl. Prop. Soc., meeting of Sept. 1970), described as a multi-stemmed shrub to 9 ft. tall at maturity. Flowers when plant is very young. Original plant from Prof. Robert W. Mayer, Champaign, Illinois. A uniformly dense shrubby form is obtained from its seedlings.

[M. x soulangeana], cv. (Registered August, 1975 by Frank B. Galyon, M.D., 715 Walnut St., Knoxville, Tennessee), A hybrid of M. liliiflora cv. Darkest Purple x M. soulangeana cv. Lennei. Described as darker and redder than M. liliiflora cv. Darkest Purple, with inside of flowers as dark as outside. ‘has nine tepals and no sepals... flowers about three inches tall, and they are beautifully symmetrical.’ = cv. Purple Princess

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Leroy, CAT. P. 79. 1873, Angers, France), ‘de Mengi.’

[M. kobus], cv. (Blackburn, Baileya 5: 12, 1957). = M. x loebneri cv. Merrill.

[M. x loebneri], cv. (Karl Sax ex Wyman, Arnoldia 16: 45. 1956. Wyman, Arnoldia 12: 45 (1952) and Arnoldia 20: 20 (1960). A cross made by one of Dr. Sax's students in 1939. Flowers larger than either parent species, white, early-bloominc, and blooms when young, grows quickly to 25 ft. tall. Hardy. syn.: cv. Dr. Merrill in Wayside Gardens Catalog.

Michael Rosse
[M. sargentiana, (unknown)], cv. (Hilliers Man. of Trees and Shrubs, Ed. 2. 1973), ‘A hybrid of uncertain origin believed to be a seedling of M. sargentiana robusta. A beautiful tree grown at Nymans, Sussex, having large soft purple flowers. A. M. 1968.’

Michiko Renge
[M. sieboldii], cv. (Otto Eisenhut nursery catalog, p. 5, 1989, Ticino, Switzerland). ‘Double form.’

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Le Bon Jardinier 1833: 734. 18331, nomen nudum. Also in Seringe, Fl. Jarde 3: 226 (1849), nomen nudum.

[M. virginiana], cv. (Millet, Mem. Soc. Agric. Sci. Arts Angers 3: 84. 1835), As M. glauca var. microphylla. Described as a small shrub, branches dense, leaves small, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 in. long, variable, often bifid at apex; obtained from seed, cachet 1828.

Milky Way
[M. campbellii, M. sargentiana (?), M. x soulangeana], cv. (Rhod with Cam. & Mag. 44: 52, 1992) ‘(Lennei Alba x Mark Jury) Athene's sister seedling, is notable for its large, heavy-textured blooms. Its overall display is of a white magnolia although its flowers have a soft pink base.’

Millais Clone
[M. obovata], cv. (Treseder’s Nurseries Catalog, circa 1973, p, 8, Truro, Cornwall, England). ‘Claimed by Millais to be a superior form.’

Millie Galyon
[M. x soulangeana, M. x veitchii], cv. (Registered August, 1975 by Frank B. Galyon, M.D., 715 Walnut St., Knoxville, Tennessee), A hybrid of M. x veitchii x M. x soulangeana cv. Lennei, first flowered about 1970. Flowers 7 inches in diameter, eventually opening flat, but the inner three of nine tepals remain upright after first opening as in M. campbellii . Tepals mid-rosy purple on exterior, white in interior surface. (Named for the originator's wife).

[M. virginiana], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 17, 1984). ‘An evergreen selection from Milton, Mass., where temperatures often get to -10 F. The tree is 30 years old and has always held its old leaves until after new leaves are formed. The plant is self-fertile and sets copious amounts of viable seed. The plant is 30 feet tall with an upright, columnar habit and long, narrow leaves that are four times longer than wide.’ Peter Del Tredici, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Arnoldia 41(2): 36-49).

Milton's Wavy
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 102, 1994). ‘Leaf margins undulate. Offered by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

Min Pyong-gal
[M. sieboldii] cv. (Magnolia 36(2) [Issue 70]: 18-19, 2001) This selection was discovered in the wild in South Korea; flowers have pink-tipped tepals; leaves are narrower than typical M. sieboldii; named in September 2000 by Olav Kalleberg, Norway; previously listed as 'Pink Tipped Form #2.

Mini Mouse
[M. liliiflora], cv. (Magnolia 18(2): 4. 1982). ‘I got two dwarf or miniature plants with small (two-inch) leaves and thin stems. One flowered last year with three-inch dull purple flowers.’ M. liliiflora x M. liliiflora cv. Nigra crossed by Oswald Blumhardt, Whangarei, New Zealand.

[M. sieboldii], cv. (Nicholson, Dict. Gard. Cent. Suppl. 512. 1901), as M. parviflora minor. ‘This variety is smaller in all its parts than the type. (Introduced from) Japan, 1888.’ Also cited in Fraser & Hemsley, Johnson's Gard. Dict. 525 (1917).

[M. stellata], cv. (Schelle in Beissner et al., Handb. Laubholz-Benennung 99. 1903), nomen nudum.

[M. x wieseneri], cv. (Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort.41: 185. 1916), Plant very small in all its parts.

Miss Bogue
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Kosar, Gard. Jour. 14: 45. 1964), nomen nudum. = cv. Edith Bogue.

Miss Chloé
[M. grandiflora], cv. See ‘Cltf1’

Miss Edith Bogue
[M. grandiflora], cv. (Deverman. letter. 1961), unpublished. = cv. Edith Bogue.

Miss Honeybee
[M. acuminata subsp. subcordata], cv. Selected by James Merrill Nursery, 870 Madison Ave., Painesville, Ohio, before 1972. Described here by J. C. McDaniel: ‘pubescence of leaves and shoots like typical M. cordata, but tree somewhat more vigorous; flowers larger, yellow.’

Miss Jack
[M. salicifolia], cv. (Gossler Farms Nursery catalog, p. 6, 1980-81, Springfield, Oregon). ‘Origin, Univ. of British Columbia, as a seedling. Not as floriferous as Iufer form.’

Mississippi Clone
[M. macrophylla], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 102, 1994). ‘Leaves larger than the species, flowers pure white. Introduced by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

Mister Yellowjacket
[M. acuminata subsp. subcordata], cv. (Magnolia 29(2) [Issue 56]: 24, 1994). ‘Richard B. Figlar, Pomona, New York, selected this cultivar which has brilliant canary yellow to orange yellow (RHS 9A to 9B) flowers. It blooms profusely in mid summer and again (less profusely) in late summer. The flowers are less glaucous than typical. ‘Mister Yellowjacket’ was selected from the yard of an abandoned home on Red Schoolhouse Road, Montvale, New Jersey. The original tree, estimated to be over 60 years old, is a small rounded tree with spreading habit, 25 feet tall by 30 feet wide. This habit is somewhat different from typical M. acuminata var. subcordata. This cultivar is probably hardy to USDA zone 5. Registered by Figlar in June, 1994.’

Moegi Dori
[M. acuminata], cv. (Otto Eisenhut nursery catalog, p. 1, 1989, Ticino, Switzerland). ‘Yellow green Bird [Nakamura].’ Nomen nudum.

[M. mollicomata], var. - The typical variety = M. campbellii  ssp. mollicomata.

[M. grandiflora], cv. (Magnolia 25(1) [Issue 47]: 20, 1989). ‘Plant patent [#6178]. A selection with a broad oval form, producing abundant flowers over a very long season; individual flowers 25-30 CM. in diameter, with 12 tepals; leaves are narrow with long petioles, glossy green above, moderate indumentum below. Possibly a hybrid with M. virginiana.’ Discovered by R. Eiland of Millbrook, Alabama in 1969; registered by Monrovia Nursery Co., P O Box Q, Azusa, California 91702 (Magnolia 23(2): 7-8, 1988).


Moon Garden
[M. denudata], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 81, 1994). ‘Pure white, fragrant flowers. Listed by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

[M. campbellii, M. sargentiana], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 221-2, 1994). ‘Flowers have a cup-and-saucer shape resembling that of Magnolia campbellii flowers. Flowers are deep rose-pink, with 11-12 tepals arranged in three whorls, 8-10 in. (20.3-25.4 cm) across. Elliptic leaves are 6-8 in. (15.2-20.3 cm) long, also similar to those of M. campbellii.’ (M. campbellii var. alba x M. sargentiana var. robusta).

[M. virginiana], cv. (Bosse, Verz. Handb. Blumeng., Ed. 2, 2: 464. 1841), as M. glauca var. mortieriana. From Mortier of Liege, Belgium.

Mossman’s Giant
[M. sargentiana, (unknown)], cv. (Magnolia 21(2) Issue 42]: 12, 1986-7). ‘A hybrid seedling of unknown parentage whose flowers resemble sargentiana var. robusta in size and substance while the leaves, which are 10 CM. wide and 18 CM. long, resemble campbellii subsp. mollicomata. Tepals 10 CM. wide and 18 CM. long; outside red-purple, inside white; stigma and pistils red-purple. Hardy to –10°F. Originated at Iufer Nursery, Salem, Oregon.’ Registered by Frank Mossman, 1200 W. 39th St., Vancouver, Washington 98660 (Magnolia 21(2) [Issue 40]: 16, 1986). (M. sargentiana var. robusta x ?).


Moyer Clone
[M. acuminata], cv. (Treseder’s Nurseries Catalog, p. 1, circa 1965, Truro, Cornwall, England  As ‘Mayer Clone'). ‘A very vigorous tree with large leaves.’

[M. virginiana], cv. (Rovelli Fratelli, Cat. #185, P. 43. 1915, Intra, Italy), AS M. glauca cv. Multiflora, per Pampanini, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ort.40: 233 (1915), nomen nudum.

[M. sargentiana], cv. (Magnolia 20(1) [Issue 37]: 17, 1984). ‘A form with flowers possessing 19 to 27 tepals instead of the usual 10 to 16. Original plant growing at Mount Congreve, Waterford, Ireland.’ Named and selected by Sir Peter Smithers in Magnolia 19(1), 23, 1983).

[M. delavayi], cv. (Callaway, Dorothy J. The World of Magnolias, p. 221-2, 1994). ‘Large flowers 8 in. (20.3 cm) across with 33 tepals. Hardy to 10°F (-12°C). Offered by Louisiana Nursery, Opelousas, Louisiana.’

[M. grandiflora, M. sieboldii (?)], cv. (Magnolia 35(2) [Issue 68]: 16, 2000). ‘The flowers of the hybrid are white and typical of M. grandiflora. The plant is small in stature and roots very easily from green wood cuttings. It is very cold tolerant for hybrid with M. grandiflora in it (at least to zone 7, possibly 5-6) as it withstood temperature conditions that killed back a “hardy” M. grandiflora next to it. The selection has unusual secondary netting of the leaves, typical of that found on M. sieboldii x M. virginiana hybrids. The hybrid was made by August Kehr, selected in 1995 and registered in February 2000. …Previously described in Magnolia 28(1).’ (M. grandiflora cv Little Gem x M. sieboldii cv Genesis – parentage questionable)