Magnolia Stellata Rosea


a compact, broadly rounded, deciduous shrub or small tree with narrowly ovate to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and, in spring, silky, pink buds opening to star-shaped, pale pink flowers fading to white with age. Uses include City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises. Will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 Years.


Grow in moist but well-drained, preferably neutral to acid soil in sun or partial shade with shelter from strong winds. mulch with leaf mould and manure in early spring.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.