Proof that spring has sprung: Flowers on the Star Magnolia

Posted By on March 27, 2011

starmagnolia110326_4857closAlthough I’d be hard pressed to convince anyone that spring is here based on the long winter and the cold temperatures we have been having, our Star Magnolia is telling us that winter is over and that spring weather is here or suppose to be here. Let’s hope the latest cold weather will be our last. (full sized photo below)

Magnolia stellata, sometimes called the star magnolia is a slow growing shrub or small tree native to Japan with large showy white or pink flowers in early spring before the appearance of the leaves.

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