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As magnolia breeding continues apace around the world, collectors and enthusiasts struggle to keep up with so many new and unseen or untried varieties. This short article attempts to identify for Group members the currently little known potential stars of the future. Some are brand new but some have been around for quite a while in undeserved obscurity. This is not a further reevaluation of the best newer yellow magnolias nor yet another accolade for Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ or ‘Genie’. Instead it is a joint and considered personal view on what are likely to become the popular and commercial success stories in the magnolia world in the next decade. It will be interesting and amusing to see how accurate or otherwise our predictions become, especially since we are all obviously a little biased in favour of our own introductions!
Read the full article - Up and Coming Magnolias on the Caerhays Estate 2016