With a few name changes Magnolia insignis (syn. Michelia insignis, Manglettia insignis) is also known as the 'Red Lotus Tree'
With so many wonderful species Magnolia insignis is one species that is a little underused in gardens.
Although the flowers will range in color, some right forms will have lots of red other a more muted pink.
Fragrant flowers at around 10 - 14cm across and this is a fast growing shrub to small tree with excellent glossy foliage this is an evergreen species from China and Nepal.