Magnolia Centennial Blush Trees

Magnolia stellata 'Centennial Bush'

Professionals regard tMagnolia Centennial Blush as the best of the small-sized Magnolias. It's proven itself to be a very hardy Magnolia. The buds are rarely affected by cold temperatures. The spring flowers are a welcome site in the spring and in the fall the leaf color produces an equally brilliant show.

Growzone: 4-9

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This Plants Growzone: 4-9
Growing Zone: 4-9
Mature Height: 18 to 20 feet
Mature Width: 12 to 15 feet
Classification: Broad Leaved deciduous tree, Spring flowering
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Upright, umbrella shaped canopy
Foliage: Dark Green, brilliant orange to scarlet fall color
Flower Color: Pale Pink, Very floriferous
Pruning Season: No pruning needed
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Tolerates moist soil and full sun. Full sun brings out the best fall color. Will adapt to drier sites

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The Blush Pink buds of Magnolia Centennial Blush Trees open to incredibly full and wonderfully fragrant pale pink flowers in spring. Centennial Blush Magnolia is a prolific bloomer with flower buds formed at almost every node on the branches. Attractive green foliage on an interesting branching structure follows in the summer turning yellow to bronze in fall. Centennial Blush Magnolias are perfectly suited for small urban gardens.

Magnolia Centennial Blush Attributes:

Fragrant Pink Flowers

Tolerant of a variety of soils and exposures

Spring Flowering

Wonderful Fall Color

Grow as a large shrub or small tree


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Full Description

Pink buds open to incredibly full and wonderfully fragrant pale pink flowers in spring on this beautiful magnolia. Magnolia Centennial Blush treesare a prolific bloomer with flower buds formed at almost every node yielding a fantastic floral display of delicate pink covering the entire plant. Attractive medium green foliage on an interesting branching structure follows in the summer turning yellow to bronze in autumn. Magnolia Centennial Blush can be grown as a large shrub or a small tree, perfectly suited for small urban gardens.


Planting Information

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Magnolia Centennial Blush trees that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Magnolia Centennial Blush trees to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.


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Additional Information

The genus Magnolia consists of about 100 species (plus numerous additional hybrids and cultivars) of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs. Most plants feature large simple leaves and showy, sometimes fragrant flowers (yellow, white, pink or purple) which bloom in early spring before or while the leaves are emerging or in late spring to summer when trees are fully leaved. Genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).