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MAGNOLIA stellata 'Royal Star'
Star Magnolia


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:: Magnoliaceae :: MAGNOLIA :: stellata :: 'Royal Star'
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Main asset

One of the most floriferous and early varieties of all Magnolia. The flower buds are pinkish. Compact shrub very branched, quite slow growth, also suitable for growing in pots.


Flowering period is short in case of hot spring ; it is better not to plant it facing south.

Deciduous shrub of Japanese origin, introduced in Europe at the end of the XIXth century. Before the growth of the leaves, it is covered with pure white starry flowers, slightly perfumed, larger and with more numerous petals than the type, ∅ 8-12 cm with 30-30 petals.

  • Uses: specimen, flowering shrubs beds, planters, japanese garden

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: round
  • Height: 3 m x 2.5 m (10 ft x 8 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: April-May

Shape and colours:

  • Couleur du bois : clear grey
  • Foliage shape: narrow oboval
  • Foliage colour: medium green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: yellow
  • Flowers shape: star shaped
  • Flowers colour: white
  • Forme des fruits : irregular cones
  • Couleur des fruits : green
  • Parfum : yes


  • Soil type: fertile, remaining wet in summer, not calcareous
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 30 °C (-22 °F - USDA zone 4b)