Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (2): 471-472.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0022

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A New Magnolia Cultivar ‘Zichen’

XIE Bin, WANG Yaling(), DING Fangbing, YE Wei   

  1. Shaanxi Engineering Research Centre for Conservation and Utilization of Botanical Resources,Xi’an Botanical Garden,Xi’an 710061,China
  • Received:2021-12-16 Revised:2022-01-21 Online:2022-02-25 Published:2022-02-28
  • Contact: WANG Yaling


‘Zichen’is a new Magnolia cultivar which is selected from the wild individuals of Magnolia sprengeri Pamp. discovered in Baoya Mountain,Gangou,Wufeng,Hubei Province. The perianths of flowers are long and thin which are slightly twisted. The cup-shaped flowers have bright colors with strong fragrance which appear to be pink. The flowering period of the cultivar is in March,and it has a large number of flowers and high ornamental value. It can be popularized and applied in the climate zone of the Yellow River basin and its south.

Key words: Magnolia, cultivar

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