Star Magnolia - Magnolia stellata

Star magnolia is native to Japan. It is a small deciduous tree that typically grows 4.5- 6m (15-20’) tall with a spreading, rounded crown or is grown as a large oval to rounded shrub. It is noted for its compact size and late winter to early spring bloom of star-shaped white flowers.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Foundation
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Partial Sun/Shade
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, organic soils. Best in a location sheltered from high winds, except avoid protected southern exposures where the buds may be induced to open too early.

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