I’m a Fan of Star Magnolia!

Outside our kitchen eating area there is a star Magnolia. Just a week ago it looked like this.

Then we had some sunshine and warmer temperatures. And now…

The whole tree is covered in beautiful starry blooms. Here is closer look.

This is why I am a fan of Star Magnolia. This is my selection for Photos by Jez Fan Of photo challenge.

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24 responses to “I’m a Fan of Star Magnolia!”

  1. Terri Webster Schrandt Avatar

    I see why you are a fan, Anne! Gorgeous captures!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Terri!

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  2. Emma Cownie Avatar

    These star magnolias are new to me – they are very lovely!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      I love it. They would grow in Ireland I think if you wanted to try one.

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  3. scrapydo2.wordpress.com Avatar

    The star magnolia is the same here in NZ, as soon as spring returns in September they are just beautiful.

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  4. Neal Saye Avatar

    Anne, I just love your blog. It has a casual elegant I it! Star magnolia is stunning. I wonder if it’s related to our big magnolias we have here in Savannah.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Neal. I think since they are both called Magnolias they must be related. I will research this.

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    2. anne leueen Avatar

      I have looked up magnolias. There is a Magnolia Grandiflorum which is an ever green tree with large cream colored fragrant blossoms. It is native to the Southeastern States. The entire magnolia species is known as. Magnoliaceae. So I would say the star magnolia is a relative of the ones you see in Savannah.

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      1. Neal Saye Avatar

        Wow. Thanks!

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  5. MichaelStephenWills Avatar

    Wow….amazing how they pop out, but sad in a short flower life span

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Yes it is short. Already the green leaves are pushing out the flowers and since we have had had hot , above average temps, the flowers are suffering and now almost finished.

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  6. nesfelicio Avatar

    Beautiful flower and photos!

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  7. whippetwisdom Avatar

    What a gorgeous magnolia Anne, it looks like a very happy tree! 💖 xxx

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  8. sandyjwhite Avatar

    They are gorgeous, Anne!

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Sandy.

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  9. Michele Lee Avatar

    Wow! What a beautiful transformation. 🌼

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thank you Michele.

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  10. Lillian-Keith Avatar

    Hi, I’m Lily and I just found your blog. Wow, those flowers are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing a photo of them 🙂

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      Thsnk you. I’m so glad you liked the photos.

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  11. Neal Saye Avatar

    Oh. My. Goodness. It’s beautiful.

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  12. Amy Avatar

    Beautiful!I haven’t seen it here.

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    1. anne leueen Avatar

      They do well here busome of the other magnolias find it too cold in the winter.

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