Address

Piet Vergeldt Boomkwekerij bv
Horsterdijk 103
5973 PM Lottum The Netherlands
Tel. +31 (0)77 - 3663430
Fax +31 (0)77 - 3662758
E-mail: info@magnoliastore.com

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Welcome at Magnoliastore

On this site, you can choose from the following menus:

The collection:
This contains descriptions of approximately 800 species of magnolias. There is also a description of the characteristics, as well as a photograph, if available.

Nursery:
This gives an account of the history and a short description of the entire nursery, which the Magnoliastore is part of.

Links:
Due to a lack of space, we do not have any gardens that are open to the public. This section contains a list of parks and addresses of locations where one can view magnolias.

Prices:
This contains a list of the plant prices, as well as the shipping costs and the available discounts.

Contact:
Please contact us in relation to any orders or if you have any questions.

 

First release in Europe

Magnolia X 'Cleopatra'


Cleopatra after spring rain.

Magnolia x 'Cleopatra'

Magnolia 'Cleopatra' is a seedling from M. 'Sweet Simplicity' x M. 'Black Tulip', which makes her 
a "paternal aunt" to Magnolia 'Genie'.

The colour of Cleopatra is the same as Magnolia 'Lanarth' and is a rich reddish purple with a crystaline or metallic sheen. As a result the of the red/purple/blue pigment combination, it is very difficult to represent the colour accurately in any medium. The photograph below is the closest to reality that we have at this point in time.

Magnolia Cleopatra

Cleopatra forms an upright small tree with a narrow conical habit and in sheltered conditions will reach approximately 4m in 10 years.

 

website breeder Vance Hooper: http://www.vhplants.com/index.html