A beautiful magnolia with fragrant star-shaped flowers in spring. crossed by Garteninspektor Max Löbner of Pillnitz, Germany, shortly before World War I; it first flowered in 1917. They appear on the bare branches. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. Ballerina Loebner's magnolia (Magnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina'): 15 to 20 feet high and wide; rounded form; blooms early to mid-April. The loebneri magnolias are more vigorous and larger growing than the “Stellata”cultivars. Profuse-flowering and perfumed M. × loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’ AGM (pictured) has delicate light pink flowers which open before the leaves. Magnolia × loebneri Kache is a hybrid of two Magnolia species, the Japanese Magnolia kobus and M. stellata. One of the benefits of a smaller magnolia is being able to get up close and inspect the blooms, especially when they are scented. Join now. It is capable of growing more than 4 metres, forming a large shrub or a small tree. The fragrant flowers appear in early spring on bare stems before the foliage emerges. It is more often grown in a multi-trunked form that as a single trunk tree. Magnolia × loebneri, Ballerina Ballerina is a deciduous small growing tree typically growing to 4mt tall with a rounded crown. Ballerina Magnolia flowers Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder Ballerina Magnolia Magnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina' Height: 20 feet Spread: 15 feet Sunlight: Hardiness Zone: 4a Description: A beautiful hybrid magnolia, known for its early spring bloom in froths of large white and highly fragrant many-petaled flowers with pink centers and picturesque Description. The flowers are white with a pink flush at the base. Magnolia × loebneri 'Ballerina' Sold by 1 nurseries. flowers have numerous pure white petals that are pale pink at the base. Ballerina Magnolia . 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