|'Symmes Select' is a fine quality cultivar of full and robust growth and habit, displaying large flowers even in youth. This evergreen tree has a compact growth habit. Leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, broadly ovate, to 8 in. long with dark-brown, hairy undersides. Large fragrant flowers are cup-shaped and creamy white with 9-10 petals up to 10 in. across.