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Centennial Blush Star Magnolia

If you’re looking for a gorgeous shrub that packs a serious punch to the landscape, look no further than Rock Star Centennial Blush Star Magnolia.

This stunning magnolia is hardy from Zones 4-9, making it a popular choice for warm and cool climate gardeners alike.

Fragrant Blooms

Centennial Blush Star Magnolia provides a fantastic floral display of fragrant, delicate pink flowers covering the entire plant in spring. These blooms are sure to turn heads and can even be used in fun DIYs and décor ideas. Check out our décor guide for more inspiration.

Multi-season Interest

Centennial Blush features beautiful green leaves on an interesting branching structure in summer which eventually turn shades of yellow and bronze in autumn.

City Slicker

This Rock Star is also suited to multiple types of soil, which means Centennial Blush can be grown in a variety of landscapes, from large open yards to small urban gardens.

Best Buds for Centennial Blush Star Magnolia

If you’re planning on adding Centennial Blush to your landscape, but aren’t sure what to pair with it, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of our favorite shrubs to pair with Centennial Blush that compliment each other nicely in the landscape.


Planting: This Rock Star thrives when planted in full sun. To ensure you are planting your Centennial Blush correctly, check out our planting blog.

Watering: Centennial Blush prefers soil that is kept evenly moist. Be sure to watch our video on watering for the best tips and tricks to keep Flip Side® hydrated all season long.

Fertilizing: Centennial Blush won’t need much fertilizer to kickstart that stunning color, but if you want to apply, be sure to use a granular, well balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Apply once in spring when you see green leafy new growth and be sure to follow the directions on the package. To learn more, watch our video on how to fertilize in spring.

Pruning: Centennial Blush won’t require much pruning, if any, thanks to its natural upright shape. However, if shaping is needed, wait until after it is done blooming to remove any dead or crossing branches and trim as needed.


Height: 12-18’
Width: 10-15’
Exposure: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Heat Zone: 9
Shape: Upright, oval
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage: Green
Fall Foliage: Yellow

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