Nice tree or shrub for the woodland garden or in a more formal setting. Best in eastern and central Kansas.
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Tips for Homeowners:
Prune only if need after it blooms. Water during periods of drought.
Rate this Plant:
Star Magnolia has nice form and texture, but the large flowers are what add the beauty of spring to the landscape.
- Pink buds open to white, fragrant flowers
- Upright, densely branched small tree or shrub
- Becomes more rounded shape with age
Height: 10-20 ft
Spread: 8-15 ft
Color: Pink, White
Interesting Notes about Star Magnolia:
The tree is very hardy, but the flower buds are susceptible to late-season frosts. It is also best to plant in a wind-protected area.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Dried Flower/Foliage
- Great Foliage
- Drought Tolerant
- Spring Bloomer
- Cut Flower/ Foliage
- Low Maintenance
- Full Sun
- Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering):
- Average Water
- Moist, Well-Drained