|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|This picture was taken at the Dendrological Garden in Przelewice, near Pyrzyce.|
The Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata), is a very slow growing perennial shrub or small tree native to Japan with large showy white or pink flowers in early spring before the appearance of the leaves. This tree grows 4.6 to 6 m (15 to 20 ft) in height, and spreads to 4.6m in width at maturity, and displays upright oval growth in youth, and spreads and mounds with age. The tree blooms at a young age, with the slightly fragrant 7–10 cm (3–4 in) flowers covering the bare plant in late winter or early spring before the leaves appear. he leaves open bronze-green, turning to deep green as they mature, and yellow before dropping in autumn. They are oblong and about 10 cm (4 in) long by about an 4 cm (1.5 in) wide.
PL – magnolia gwiaździsta.
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