Forms a compact, densely-branched, spreading tree. Deep-pink buds open to frilly flowers of white with pink undersides. Has darker-pink flowers than Magnolia stellata ‘Dawn’. Very pretty and desirable. Early-spring flowering. Flowers from an early age. Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’ (Star Magnolia) grows to 2m (H) x 2m (W) in 10 years.