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Magnolia ste Royal Star (White)
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Magnolia 'Royal Star' (White)

Seedling of M. stellate ‘Waterlily’

Description: A superior form of Magnolia stellata with pale silvery-pink buds opening to a clear white, touched with pink each with up to twenty five tepals. Flowers larger and later than other stellata types.

History: Selected by John Vermuelen. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2012.

Magnolia Growing Tips: Full sun to part shade lover, best grown in consistently moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Provide sheltered site as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds, and late frosts. Shape and size can be controlled by pruning which should be done either immediately after flowering or during late summer.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - March Flowering month - March
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune