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Common name: Bottlebrush BuckeyeType: TreeAspect: Prefers full sunColour: WhiteSeason: SummerSoil: Well-drainedSize: MediumDelivery: Mail order or collect in personImage: WTGN
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Deciduous open small tree/shrub. Attractive bronze young leaves which turn dark green then yellow in autumn. Panicles of red centred white flowers in late summer-autumn. Final height of Aesculus parviflora will be 2-4m, with a similar width.
Prefers full sun and fertile, well drained soils. Fully hardy.
According to Wikipedia Aesculus parviflora, the bottlebrush buckeye, is a species of suckering deciduous shrub in the Sapindaceae family. It is also called dwarf horse chestnut in recognition of its resemblance to its more famous relative Aesculus. hippocastanum. The species is native to open woodlands of the southeastern United States (primarily Alabama with additional populations in Georgia). It is apparently naturalized in scattered locations in North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.