|'Samuel Sommer' is a quality cultivar bringing extra lustre to the typical attributes, including glossy foliage, very large flowers and leaves. This evergreen tree has a broadly conical growth habit. Leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, broadly ovate, to 8 in. long with rust, hairy undersides and prominent veins. Large fragrant flowers are cup-shaped and creamy white with 9-10 petals up to 10 in. across.