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The Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana) is an ancient, hybrid, spreading, deciduous flowering tree in the Magnoliaceae family. 

It is a widely grown tree in Europe and the United States.

It grows to 5-15 metres (16-49 feet) tall.

The Saucer Magnolia has shiny, dark green, oval-shaped leaves.

The white, pink, or purple flowers are bowl-shaped or saucer-shaped. It has 9-15 tepals in three or more whorls. The flowers are 10-20 centimetres (4-8 inches) across.

The cone-like fruit appears in autumn.

It blooms early in spring.

Photographed in the Palace of Versailles, France, February 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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