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Magnolia stellata Royal Star (Star Magnolia)

This slow-growing deciduous shrub features showy flowers of showy white petals that cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of dark green, oblong and elliptical leaves that turn golden-brown in the fall. Winter interest comes in the form of fuzzy buds that are revealed on the branches once the leaves have fallen. Slow growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring
10-15 ft tall x 10-12 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture