- Common Name(s):
- Star magnolia
- Royal Star, Rubra
- Shrubs, Trees
Earliest of the deciduous magnolias to flower; frost sensitive; plant in protected site; tolerates heat; nice accent shrub; several Cultivars available
- 10-20 ft.
- 2-4 in. white, fragrant, flowers in late winter to early spring; fruit is not showy
- Sun; range of soil types (clay, sand)
- Shrubby; dense oval to rounded; usually multi-stemmed; upright
- 10-15 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2-4 in. alternate, simple, light green leaves; modest yellow to bronze fall color
NCCES plant id: 2048