Royal Star Magnolia

Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'

Pronunciation: mag-NOH-lee-uh ste-LAH-ta
SKU #06040
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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 Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla); Holly (Ilex); Astilbe (Astilbe); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hosta (Hosta)
CARE
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.

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