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Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’

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A popular medium sized shrub, Magnolia stellata 'Rosea King' has masses of pale pink, starry flowers in April / May even as a young plant. The slow-growing, densely branching habit makes this Magnolia very suitable for gardens with limited space, or even for being grown in a large container.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Flower Colour: Pale pink
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Magnolia stellata 'Rosea King' grows to be a medium sized, densely branching, rounded shrub.
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)

Notes: Magnolia stellata 'Rosea King' can be grown successfully in a large container for many years if required.

Plant Finder: about Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’

Common names

Star magnolia


Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’ (Star magnolia). This is a dense large shrub or small tree, it is grown for its deep green foliage and elegant white fragrant flowers, which are large and star-shaped and which will appear in late winter to early spring.


They will require deep, fertile, well-drained mildly acidic soil. They thrive in sun or partial-shade but need protection from strong or salty winds. It will grow poorly in hot, dry windy areas.

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental, hedging, border, fragrance. Spring interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Magnolia stellata ‘Rosea’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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