Royal Star Magnolia blooming in a garden bed with yellow Lilies Close up of white Royal Star Magnolia bloom

‘Royal Star’

Magnolia - Star

Magnolia stellata

'Royal Star'

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Royal Star Magnolia blooming in a garden bed with yellow Lilies Close up of white Royal Star Magnolia bloom
  • Fragrant
  • Floriferous
  • Deer resistant
Description
Royal Star' is a superior, vigorous selection, with pale pink buds that unfold to pure white, revealing 25 to 30 tepals in each flower. It is an excellent specimen plant for residential landscapes.

USDA Zone 4 - 9 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 15 - 20'

Width 15 - 20'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Early spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Moist, rich, acidic soils with good drainage are required.

Pruning Blooms on old wood. Selective pruning only is recommended; do so after flowering.

Uses Specimen plant; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Flowers can be damaged or destroyed by unexpected frosts - site in a protected area if this is likely to be an issue in your climate.