Royal Star Magnolia
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Pronunciation: mag-NOH-lee-uh ste-LAH-ta
|Description||An early bloomer with large, fragrant, white, double flowers appearing before the foliage emerges in spring. A springtime thriller that will add a nice touch to the landscape as the seasons progress. Useful as an open-branched, multi-trunked large shrub or as a small specimen tree. Excellent cold and heat tolerance for a magnolia. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Once established, water deeply when dry.|
|Blooms||Early to mid spring|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|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.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.