Magnolia 'Star Wars'
liliiflora x campbellii
Blumhardt, Whangarei, New Zealand, c1982
AGM (2002) 2012
5m by 6m
Will probably make a large tree 12m by 8m.
10 year height/spread: 6m/5m
The rich pink flowers have a distinct colour, and are paler inside; they have 12 tepals, and are
typically 28cm across. The outer tepals reflex and the flowers point in all directions.
March/April with some later flowers in August/September.
Foliage: mid green and, although smaller the leaves are closer to
Recognise by: the large pink flowers pointing in all directions; the colour; the open growth habit.
An outstanding magnolia. Very floriferous, and flowers young, and the colour is striking and unique.
The sister seedlings 'Early Rose' and 'Red Lion' are worthy of being better known.
Location: Caerhays, April 1997
Photo: Everard Daniel
Location: Lanhydrock, April 1997
Photo: Mike Robinson
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Photo: Koen Camelbeke