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Star magnolia

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Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star')
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Large shrub, also comes with a single trunk
Large, fragrant, white flowers in spring
Many cultivars available
Height: 3 to 5 m
Spread: 3 to 5 m

Common name

Star magnolia

Latin name (genus)

Magnolia stellata

French common name

Botanical family

  • Magnoliaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun or partial shade

Type of soil: rich, cool, well-drained, slightly acidic

Slow grower

Choose a site protected from prevailing winds

 

Hardiness

  • Zone 5a
Pests and diseases

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