A magnolia tree in full bloom is one of the delights of early spring. Plant the magnolia in the garden and these beautiful trees will be the talk of the town! With large flowers and beautiful colors ranging from white to creams and yellows to every kind of pink, rich reds to purples. In addition to being incredibly beautiful, some magnolia flowers are also fragrant. Magnolias can be shrubs or trees, of all shapes and sizes and will suit any garden.