Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Magnolia × soulangeana

Magnolia × soulangeana, Via Montebello, Livorno
Flowers of a Magnolia × soulangeana at the corner of Via Montebello with Via Ebat. The x in the name means that the plant is an hybrid. The x is not pronounced, but replaced with “the hybrid species.” In this case: “Magnolia, the hybrid species soulangeana.” (Picture taken last March)

External links: Magnolia × soulangeana (Wikipedia)

18 comments:

Revrunner said...

Lovely!

William Kendall said...

It certainly is pretty!

Michelle said...

Beautiful, despite the crazy name!

Tanya Breese said...

beautiful pinks and greens!

Randy said...

Beautiful blooms.

Fotolosopher said...

So beautiful. We have a white magnolia in our front yard and this is filled with blooms! We love it!

Linda said...

Beautiful blossoms!

Gunn said...

One of the best signs of SPRING.
The colour at the back is ITALIA ( in my head)

Dina said...

Thanks for the lesson; good to know.
And the picture is beautiful!

Karl Demetz said...

Beautiful blooms, they look very pretty against that orange wall.

Halcyon said...

Gorgeous! More blossoms, please!

Birdman said...

Thanks for that explanation along with all the pink.

RedPat said...

That is so beautiful!

Luis Gomez said...

Gorgeous VP!

José Mendonça said...

Gorgeous shot! The background colour is fantastic.

Jack said...

Beautiful! Your image of the magnolia blooms is wonderfully clean and crisp. Lovely.

EG CameraGirl said...

Lovely blossoms! I'm amazed they were blooming in March. We still had tons of snow here north of Toronto then!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Gorgeous! Isn't spring fab VP :)