Trees

Magnolia, Star Magnolia stellata

With Showy 3-4" fragrant white flowers, this hardy magnolia can easily be used as a single specimen or a foundation planting. Dark green leaves with striking, gray bark. Adapts to slightly acidic, rich soils. Full sun produces best flowers. (zones 4-9)

Try this tree in your yard:

Get Pricing Info

click icons for more information.  Show All | Hide All

Zones 4 - 9
Zones 4 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 4 - 9
The Star Magnolia can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Flowering Tree
Flowering Tree

Type of tree:
The Star Magnolia falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Ornamental Trees

15' - 20' High
15' - 20' High

Mature Height:
The Star Magnolia grows to be 15' - 20' feet in height.

10' - 15' Spread
10' - 15' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Star Magnolia has a spread of about 10' - 15' at full maturity.

Medium to Fast Growth
Medium to Fast Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium to fast growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This magnolia does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The Star Magnolia grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, wide range, clay soils.

Oval Shape
Oval Shape

Shape:
This magnolia has oval, pyramidal shape.

More Info
More Info

Description:
With Showy 3-4" fragrant white flowers, this hardy magnolia can easily be used as a single specimen or a foundation planting. Dark green leaves with striking, gray bark. Adapts to slightly acidic, rich soils. Full sun produces best flowers. (zones 4-9)

History/Lore/Use:
Originated at Nymans, Sussex, UK

Moisture:
Can withstand some flooding and has moderate drought tolerance.

Flower Color:
Showy 3-4" fragrant white flowers.

Bloom Time:
Spring.