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Star Wars

Magnolia
Star Wars magnolia
Star Wars has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

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 trees for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £59.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.


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

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2002
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningDo not prune
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originNew Zealand
  • Annual cycleDeciduous