Magnolia Stellata Rosea or Star Magnolia Rosea The pink star Magnolia is a deciduous shrub with the same star-shaped flowers as Magnolia Stellata but in pale pink rather than the customary pure white flowers. An early-flowering, medium-sized flowering shrub, this gorgeous Magnolia is a highly decorative variety yet easy to grow and to care for.
Height and Spread of Magnolia Stellata Rosea Star Magnolia Rosea has an ultimate height and spread of 2.5 to 4 metres. Our mature specimens are circa 10-15 years of age and they give an instant impact. These shrubs are slow-growing and buying smaller versions will take years to mature to this size.
How Hardy is Magnolia Stellata Rosea Fully hardy in the United Kingdom, this tough flowering shrub can survive even if the temperatures drop to 20 degrees below zero. Still, late frosts may damage flower buds so be sure to provide adequate protection.
How To Use Magnolia Stellata Rosea The profusion of showy, fragranced blossoms early in the spring makes Magnolia Stellata Rosea ideally suited for mixed shrub borders. Contrasted by evergreen shrubs and late-flowering cultivars, this lovely Magnolia variety would bring a pop of colour and interest when there is barely any to be seen in the garden. Alternatively, you can grow Star Magnolia Rosea as a free-standing specimen shrub- it is certainly attractive enough on its own.
How To Care For Magnolia Stellata Rosea Magnolias are not difficult to grow as long as you meet their basic needs. Star Magnolia Rosea will do best in moist but well-drained soil that is rich in hummus. The acidity of the soil should be between neutral to acidic. Choose a sheltered spot in sun or partial shade for planting to get the best results.