The first Magnolia in Moscow bloomed in the Botanical garden of Moscow state University
And soon it will blossom and Sakura
24 APR 2019 15:37
In the “Aptekarsky ogorod” Botanical garden of Moscow state University, flowered Loebner Magnolia (Magnolia loebneri). This fragrant white-pink flowers Tulip shape on the “naked” tree. Compared to the 2018 year, flowering began three days earlier.
Plants can be seen Mirrored between the channel and the 215-year-old oak Hoffmann, also close to the Sakura at the greenhouse complex.
It is expected that in the coming days in the Botanical garden of Moscow state University will also bloom other magnolias, cherry and fruit trees. And in early June, according to the garden Director Alexei Reteyum, in the Subtropical greenhouse bloom of luxurious Magnolia grandiflora with huge flowers of milky white hue.
Magnolia is an ancient genus of plants: it appeared before bees, and includes more than 210 species. Found fossil remains of Magnolia trees grew on our planet 20 million years ago.