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Magnolia 'Star Wars' (Magnolia 'Star Wars')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
1.8m
Max spread
20-50 Years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia 'Star Wars'

Other names

Magnolia 'Star Wars'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Star Wars' _ 'Star Wars' is small tree or bushy, deciduous shrub with ovate to oblong, mid-green leaves and large, fragrant, tulip-shaped, bright purple-pink flowers in spring.


Magnolia 'Star Wars' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Purplish-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia 'Star Wars' (Magnolia 'Star Wars') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1.8m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts. It may take two to three years before flowers are produced.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Magnolia 'Star Wars'

Other names

Magnolia 'Star Wars'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Star Wars' _ 'Star Wars' is small tree or bushy, deciduous shrub with ovate to oblong, mid-green leaves and large, fragrant, tulip-shaped, bright purple-pink flowers in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Purplish-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia 'Star Wars' (Magnolia 'Star Wars') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1.8m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts. It may take two to three years before flowers are produced.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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I would like a small Magnolia tree, this one (Magnolia 'Star Wars') looks the right sort of size, but could go a little smaller. The main thing is, I want it to be a standard tree shape rather than a… read more

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