Bottlebrush Buckeye Aesculus parviflora

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Botanical Name:

Aesculus parviflora

Family:

Hippocastanaceae

Genus:

Aesculus

Species:

parviflora

Common Name:

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Height:
9-12 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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  • Aesculus parviflora

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Growing Info:
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 beautiful large flowering shrub deserves much wider use in the landscape. It is somewhat slow to establish, but if given space to fully develop becomes a magnificent specimen.