Liriodendron tulipifera Medio-pictum
(syn.?? Aureo-marginatum, Majestic Beauty®) Magnoliaceae
Medio-pictum Tuliptree lir-ee-o-DEN-dron tew-lip-IF-er-a
- Broadleaf deciduous tree. Leaves have a yellow blotch in the center.
- Sometimes Aureo-marginatum is listed as the same as Medio-pictum. Monrovia Nursery offers Aureo-marginatum as Majestic Beauty®
- In European commerce since about 1875. Not common in the U.S. Aureo-marginatum given Royal Horticulture Socity (RHS) Award of Merit (1974) and in 1993 the Award of Garden Merit after trials at RHS Gardens, Wisley.