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botanical name:
Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'
Magnolia stellata 'Rosea' © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Magnolia stellata f. rosea
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
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: -29°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Slow growing shrub or small bushy tree. Rosy pink buds open to beautiful delicate pink fluished flowers with numerous tepals, fading to almost pure white with age.

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.

propagation:
From cuttings. Can be grafted but better grown on its own roots.
May also be grown from seed, but very slow.

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