University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Shrubs for Your Home
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Bottlebrush Buckeye
Aesculus parviflora
Bottlebrush Buckeye form
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 
Mature Height: 6-12 Feet
Mature Width: 15-20 Feet
Features: Small, white flowers in 8-12 inchesbottlebrush-like clusters in summer (July); autumn foliage yellow green, occasionally yellow.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil; prefers acid soil.
Cultivars:
  • 'Rogers' - Flower spikes 18-30 inches long; flowers later than the species.
Mature Form: Multi-stemmed; suckers to form a colony, usually wider than tall; overall, forms a dense, high, mound.
Native To: United States
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Tolerance: SaltSalt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Border
Foundation
Hedge
Use for: Massing.Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: This shrub produces poisonous nuts.

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