Plant Library

Magnolia Royal Star

Common Name: Magnolia

Botanical Name: Magnolia kobus var. stellata 'Royal Star'

Variety: Royal Star

Blossom Color: White

Bloom Time: Apr

Zone: 4 to 8

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10-12'

Mature Width: 8-10'

Notes: This hardy Japanese magnolia remains among the most popular. In April its pink buds open to double white fragrant flowers of 25-30 petals, 3-4 inches in diameter. An upright and densely branched plant, it has dark green foliage that shifts to bronze in fall.