‘Stellar Ruby’ Magnolia

Magnolia figo 'Stellar Ruby' PP29778 Home » The Collection » ‘Stellar Ruby’ Pinkish to ruby blooms are the feature of this banana shrub hybrid. Banana scented flowers appear in late spring and are scattered into the summer and early fall. Full sun and shade adapted.
‘Stellar Ruby’ Magnolia
Feature Pinkish to ruby banana scented flowers in late spring, sporadically in summer, fall
USDA Zones Hardy to 0°F to 10°F USDA zones 7–9
Sunset Zones 6, 9, 14-29, 31, H
Special Features Aromatic, Deer Resistant, Disease / Pest Resistance, Drought tolerance, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Salt Tolerance
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Coastal, Container, Hedge, Mass planting
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Flowering Season Spring
Dimensions 6-10 ft H x 6-8 ft W
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Medium Water Once Established
Soil Well-drained garden soil w/ rich organic matter
Fertilizer Fertilize yearly in spring
Pruning Prune in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • Water before planting
  • Plant in full sun to part shade
  • Dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • Plant 1–2" above ground soil level, backfill hole with soil
  • Water deeply to settle;  add more soil if needed
  • Mulch 1–2” deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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