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Star Magnolia

Botanical Name
Magnolia stellata
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8(9)
Height
15 to 20 feet
Width
10 to 15 feet
Flowers
Spring: white, fragrant, 3-4 inch diameter
Fruit
Aggragate of follicals, lumpy pink structure breaks open to show orange seeds
Fall Color
Yellow to bronze
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap or container
  • Needs good soil drainage
  • Site in protected location away from winter winds
Problems
Frost and winter damage
Varieties
  • Royal Star - 15-20', white (pink in bud) fragrant flowers

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