Betty Hybrid Magnolia
Source of plant
Cornell Botanic Gardens, US National Arboretum
This cultivar has large flowers, up to 8" in diameter with 12 to 18 tepals. The inside surface of the tepals is white; the outside surface grades from a greyed-purple at the base to a red-purple at the apex; in Washington, D.C. it flowers in mid to late April. Source of description is the National Arboretum distribution list that is currently glued in the 1968 accession book.
USDA Hardiness Zone