Royal Star Magnolia
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||mag-NOH-lee-uh ste-LAH-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early to Mid Spring|
|Design Ideas||Few trees are as charming as the little Star Magnolia. Plant up close where you can enjoy its dainty but large flowers. Excellent choice for moonlight and all-white gardens. A traditional candidate in the Asian garden, where individuals are carefully pruned. Equally at home in old-fashioned cottage gardens. A perfect choice for courtyards and entry courts, town-house and condominium gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Sensational Spring Flowers|
Grows easily in deep, nutrient-rich, well-drained, loamy soil, but adaptable. Shelter from harsh winter winds and late season cold snaps. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish extensive root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9