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MAGNOLIA stellata

Commonly known as Star magnolia

Small £15.00 each

Medium £40.00 each

Large £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - obovate-oblong to inversely lance-shaped mid-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • White - sometimes tinged pink.
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact and bushy, later spreading. Flowers are produced profusely before the leaves
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - growth slows after about 5 years.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - Japan
  • Burncoose Specialities - Magnolias - smaller gardens -
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped - - from silky buds. 12cm (5in) across with up to 15 tepals
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - faintly scented.
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil - will require regular mulching in autumn or spring if grown in alkaline soil.
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)

Buy Varieties of MAGNOLIA stellata

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Jane Platt'  AWARD

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Jane Platt'  >

Commonly known as: Star magnolia.
Profuse deep pink flowers fading after opening
Medium £60.00 each
Large £70.00 each
Specimen £95.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

MAGNOLIA stellata keiskei

MAGNOLIA stellata keiskei  >

Commonly known as: Star magnolia.
Dense shrubby form with small purplish flowers
Medium £60.00 each

MAGNOLIA stellata 'King Rose'

MAGNOLIA stellata 'King Rose'  >

Commonly known as: Star magnolia.
Pale pink buds unfurling to white
Small £17.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -
Large £50.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Royal Star'  AWARD

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Royal Star'  >

Commonly known as: Star magnolia.
Improved pure white
Small £17.50 each
Large £55.00 each

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Water Lily'

MAGNOLIA stellata 'Water Lily'  >

Commonly known as: Star magnolia.
Large flowers with more numerous petals than other varieties
Small £17.50 each
Large £55.00 each

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