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botanical name:
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star'
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Late flowering variety with quite large white flowers opening from silky, pale pink buds. Notably hardy.

cultivation:
Moist, reasonably fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably acid to neutral. Will thrive in heavy clay and tolerant of atmospheric pollution. Best in a sheltered position in sun or part shade.
If required, prune unwanted or crossing branches when dormant in autumn or late winter to very early spring.

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