Magnolia Star Wars

Star Wars magnolia
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark

Star Wars features some of the longest-lasting flowers of any Magnolia, starting in late March and often continuing for a month.

The elegant flowers are a dusky pink colour. A characteristic of this variety is that the flowers point in several directions.

Star Wars was developed in New Zealand in the 1970s by Oswald Blumhardt.

Star Wars trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
3-year Star Wars tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-3.5m tall after 10 years
£49.95
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How to grow

For best results plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered position.  In good conditions Star Wars will start flowering from a relatively young age.

Star Wars characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Growth habit: Upright
  • Site conditions: Free-draining site
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
  • Blossom duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Hardiness rating (RHS): H5 (to -15C)
  • Pruning: Do not prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Country of origin: New Zealand
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark
  • Flower size: Large
  • Leaf/Flower sequence: Flowers appear first
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit
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