Royal Star Magnolia

Royal Star Magnolia is a deciduous shrub. This plant blooms in early spring.  Large flower buds adorn the plant in the spring. These buds are about the size of an olive. The large white flowers are very fragrant.  The large flowers also appear before the foliage on the plant.  Flowers on the Royal Star Magnolia have long and slender white petals. Flower tips on this plant are rounded. In the center of the flower is a creamy yellow center.

This plant prefers full sun exposure to thrive.  This plant requires frequent watering when high temperatures and drought conditions persist.  Royal Star Magnolia can be left to grow as a small tree or large shrub.  This plant can grow up to 10 feet tall and 8 feet wide when it is fully mature.  This plant responds well to annual pruning.

Royal Star Magnolia blooms before many perennials and shrubs. Having this plant in your landscape will give your project a focal point while the other plants are dormant or emerging. If you are looking for a beautiful specimen plant to add to your landscape, consider installing this Magnolia variety.

Royal Star Magnolia Flower

Royal Star Magnolia

Royal Star Magnolia

Magnolia Stellata ‘Royal Star’

Plant Details

Flower Color- White

Foliage Color- Green

Zone- 4-8

Height- 10′

Spread- 8′

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- The bright white flowers of Royal Star Magnolia are a spring stunner.  The large abundant flowers emerge in the early spring, before the foliage.

Pruning-  Pruning for Royal Star Magnolia should be done in the winter.  Pruning at other times of the year is possible, but the plant does best when it is pruned during dormancy.

Other Magnolia plant options.

  • Alexander Magnolia
  • Ann Magnolia
  • Athene Magnolia
  • Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia
  • Butterflies Magnolia
  • Columbus Magnolia
  • Daybreak Magnolia
  • Dwarf Southern Magnolia
  • Elizabeth Magnolia
  • Felix Jury Magnolia
  • Galaxy Magnolia
  • Pink Stardust Magnolia
  • Purple Lily Magnolia
  • Yellow Bird Magnolia