“Magnolia spectrum is a strong growing, upright tree suitable for the smaller garden. This hyBare Root (BR)id (Magnolia liliflora ‘Nigra’ x Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’), a sister seedling of ‘Galaxy’, Spectrum’ is a small to medium-sized, upright, deciduous tree producing large, goblet-shaped flowers in mid- to late spring. The flowers are rich red-purple and elegantly curved in bud, opening deep reddish-pink with a paler interior, held in a shapely upright fashion. Requires fertile, slightly acid soil. Hardy.”