Bottlebrush Buckeye Aesculus parviflora f. serotina

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Botanical Name:

Aesculus parviflora f. serotina








f. serotina

Common Name:

Bottlebrush Buckeye

12-15 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
Forma serotina produces a tree that is taller, has larger flowers, and blooms 2-3 weeks later than regular A. parviflora.

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  • Aesculus parviflora f. serotina

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: take husks off.
Stratification: refrigerate in plastic bag until sown in ground in November, bag will sweat, check once/week.
Germination: sow on top of finely worked ground in November, cover with 2" sawdust, wet down, keep covered with sawdust all winter.
In a Nutshell:
* It is grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, where its August flowering attracts butterflies.
* This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. more...
* Plants can be used as a tall ground cover for large areas of land. more...

This variety flowers about two weeks later than the species. Plant several of each together to extend the flowering season.