(zone 7) This evergreen Magnolia was selected for use as a screening plant in shade or sun. The plant has rapid growth and is very dense even in shade. The cross made by the late Bill Smith crossed Magnolia figo v skinneriana with Magnolia figo v crassipes. The small pink to ruby flowers are highly fragrant and appear in late spring with occasional blooms through the summer. This plant will be patented.
A bright red peony form flower that was bred by James Finlay of New Zealand. It is mid-season blooming and fragrant. (C. japonica 'Nioi fubuki X 'Kramer's Supreme')