Botanical Name - Magnolia Grandiflora
Common Name - Him Champa , Southern Magnolia , Rukh Kamal , Kavathi Chafa
Species: M. grandiflora
Magnolia Grandiflora commonly known as him champa is native to the South Eastern part of the United States.
The plant thrives in full sun and is tolerant to drought to an extent.
Him Champa tree can attain a height of up to 90 feet but it can be kept in control with proper pruning.
The flowers are considered very sacred and offered in religious offerings.