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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Star Wars'
Magnolia 'Star Wars' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Magnolia campbelli x liliflora 'Star Wars'
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 5.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Large reddish-pink flowers, produced on bare branches in spring and lasting over a long period. Reasonably fast growing and flowers from an early age.

cultivation:
Prefers heavy, rich and moist lime free soil in a sheltered position, but quite adaptable. Can be pruned after flowering or in July or August. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia campbellii x Magnolia liliiflora, raised by Oswald Blumhardt in New Zealand.

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