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Star Wars

Star Wars magnolia

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 magnolia for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


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.

History

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

Star Wars characteristics

  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Site conditionsFree-draining site
  • Country of originNew Zealand
  • Annual cycleDeciduous