The Galaxy Magnolia on College St. at SFA University in Historic Nacogdoches.
From the family Magnoliaceae, 'Galaxy' is a cultivated hybrid magnolia resulting from a 1963 cross between
Magnolia liliflora 'Nigra' and M. sprengeri 'Diva'. Galaxy is a unique flower among cultivated magnolias having a single
stemmed, pyramidal tree-form 30-40 feet tall, 22-25 foot spread, and blooms that are red-purple, profuse and slightly fragrant.
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