|White flowers with a pink flush at the base. Offered in 1989 by Otto Eisenhut, Switzerland.
Vigorous, deciduous rounded tree, can reach 50-80 feet tall. Large 7-9 inch wide, white or cream flowers with a pink flush, and crimson stamens. Heavily fragrant. Smooth gray-brown bark, greenish young twigs. Large leaves are light green and waxy with blue-green undersides with some white hairs. Blooms at 15-20 years old. Requires protection from the wind but the flowers usually escape frost damage because they are later blooming. Summer blooming, with early fall fruit.