Canon Eos 350D Sigma Lens 96mm 1/60sec F/18 ISO-100
Pink Blossom The First Bloom of the Yulan Magnolia Tree in Spring Season made on April 20, 2009 at Hoorn, The Netherlands, Europe
There are about 80 different species of Magnolia that are native to the eastern United States and southeastern Asia. Over half of these are in cultivation around the world and many selections and hundreds of named hybrids have been made by breeders seeking better features.
Source: The US National Arboretum
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