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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Gold Star'
Magnolia 'Gold Star' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Densely branched, large shrub or small tree. Elliptic to ovate, mid green leaves with bronzy-red new growth. Star-shaped pale creamy-yellow flowers, about 10cm across, appearing in spring before the foliage emerges. The flowers are fairly frost tolerant.

Prefers heavy, rich and moist lime free soil in a sheltered position.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia acuminata 'Miss Honeybee' x Magnolia stellata 'Rubra', raised by Phil Savage of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA.
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