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Magnolia stellata 'Rosea'

Star Magnolia

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Compact and slow growing

Soft pink blooms erupt from furry buds

Ideal for smaller borders and containers

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Star Magnolias are compact and slow growing, making them ideal for smaller borders and containers. Magnolia stellata 'Rosea' is a pretty cultivar that will certainly make an impact in spring. Soft pink blooms erupt from furry buds that adorn the bare branches. As the flowers age they fade to white with a delicate pink blush. This charming deciduous shrub becomes cloaked in handsome green foliage as the flowers fade and colourful cone-like fruit take their place. A particularly elegant choice for sheltered borders, patio containers and woodland gardens. Height and spread: 3m (10’).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 300cm (119in)
Spread Up to 300cm (118in)

Hardy Shrub

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sun or semi shade

Flowering Months
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2 x 12 Litre Potted Plants (T74127P)
1 x 12 Litre Potted Plant (Height 80cm+) (74126)
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (W58936)
1 x 5 Litre Potted Plant (V80255)
2 x 3.5 Litre Potted Plants (V64883P)
1 x 3.6 Litre Potted Plant (Height 40cm+) (63588)

Choose a sunny or semi shaded position that is protected from cold winds and hard spring frosts. Magnolias prefer a moist, well drained acid to neutral soil that is high in organic matter. If you don’t have acid soil, incorporate plenty of ericaceous compost into your border prior to planting. Plant bareroot Magnolias at the same depth as they were previously planted. Backfill the planting hole and water well to settle the soil.
Water regularly throughout the growing season until young Magnolia plants are fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant. Magnolias require little pruning other than to maintain their shape and remove damaged stems.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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