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Species: Aesculus parviflora

(ess'kue-luss par-vi-flo'rah)

Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Found on Course Walks

Flowering Landscape Shrubs

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

None Listed

Ornamental Characteristics

Shrub 4 to 8 feet

6' - 8'

Deciduous

very wide spreading and suckering

native to the southeastern US; adaptable to high pH; will tolerate moderate shade

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun, Part shade

5a

Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)

striking coarse textured foliage; yellow fall color; midsummer showy white flowers

Occasionally saturated or very wet soil; Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

pest and disease resistant

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

difficult to transplant; use container or B & B; "maintenance free"

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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