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Magnolia 'Centennial'
Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial'

The Centennial Star Magnolia originated at the Arnold Arboretum and was named to honor the Arboretum’s 100th Anniversary.

It reaches 15-20' in height with equal width, making a shrubby tree.Its early spring flowers have 28-32 petals with a light pink tinge on the outside.Fuzzy buds and dense branching extend this plant’s season of interest into winter. Plant in a soil with plenty of organic matter, and avoid a Southern exposure as this may cause the flowers to open before danger of frost is past.Hardy to Zone 4.