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Bottlebrush Buckeye

Botanical Name
Aesculus parviflora
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
8 to 12 feet
Width
8 to 15 feet
Flowers
June-July: white 4.5 inch petals with long thread-like pinkish white stamens that protrude 1 inch from the flowers, red anthers; borne on 8 to 12 inch cylindrical panicles
Fruit
Pear shaped dehiscent capsules containing a polished brown seed
Fall Color
Yellow-green to yellow
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, prefers acidic but is adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplant balled and burlapped or from a container in early spring
  • Pruning is seldom necessary when sited in the correct location for size
  • Can be rejuvenated by pruning to the ground
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Aesculus parviflora var. serotina - flowers up to 3 weeks later than the species, leafs out later than the species and grows larger (to 20' tall)
  • A. parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers' - very large inflorescences (18 to 30 inches), larger scale than the species (up to 20' tall)

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