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20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Star Magnolia Overview
Magnolia stellata is a deciduous shrub that develops a rounded but compact shape. In early to mid spring it's white star shaped flowers open from silky buds. This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit for it's reliability and performance.
How to harvest Star Magnolia
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Star Magnolia
Take softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings.
By grafting in winter.
Special features of Star Magnolia
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Star Magnolia
This low maintenance plant provides architectural interest and suits being included in informal cottage gardens. As well as urban courtyard gardens where it can be grown in containers.
Larger Shrubs for Gardens
For larger gardens, these flowering shrubs are perfect additions to provide habitat and food for pollinators.