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Magnolia stellata Royal Star

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Magnolia stellata Royal Star Star Magnolia,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Rounded, Spreading

One of the smallest and latest flowering Magnolias, M. Royal Star is a beautiful slow-growing shrub with a spreading, rounded habit. A deciduous shrub with masses of white, fragrant star-shaped flowers in early spring that burst from furry, grey buds. Flowers are fragrant and approx 10cm in width. Use as an informal hedge, for woodland planting schemes, courtyards and patios. Grows slowly to approx 2.5m x 2m.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Bud Drop, Generally trouble free, Scale, Snails And Slugs, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Magnoliaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate