Latin NameMagnolia kobus var. stellata Royal Star Royal Star Magnolia

Height: 8-10'

Spread: 8-10'

Shape: Compact, rounded

Foliage: Deep green

Fall Foliage: Yellow to bronze

Exposure: Full Sun

Zone: 4-8


This hardy Japanese magnolia remains among the most popular. In April its pink buds open to double white fragrant flowers of 25-30 petals, 3-4 inches in diameter. An upright and densely branched plant, it has dark green foliage that shifts to bronze in fall.