|'Claudia Wannamaker' is a choice cultivar, producing a long season of well-formed flowers even in youth and attaining a pyramidal shape at maturity. The height at maturity will be fifty feet or more with good density and form. This evergreen tree has a broad growth habit. Leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, broadly ovate, to 8 in. long with rust, hairy undersides. Large fragrant flowers are cup-shaped and creamy white with 9-10 petals up to 10 in. across.