This shrub is popular because it comes in a couple different species. There are Star Magnolia, Saucer Magnolia, and a Southern Magnolia, which is actually a tree. Star Magnolia bloom white flowers in April or May as does the Saucer Magnolia. A Southern Magnolia’s blossom is very large and fragrant white flower. It blooms in late June to mid July. Overall, the whole family needs full to partial sunlight and rich soil that is well drained. The Star and Saucer Magnolias grow to be about 8-15′ tall in a bush like manner. Southern Magnolias grow to be about 40-50′ tall. Any of them will fit nicely into most settings.