Native Buckeyes

Bottlebrush Buckeye, Red Buckeye, Yellow Buckeye

Bottlebrush Buckeye, Aesculus parviflora var. Serotina

      Large palmate leaves topped with tall white "bottlebrush" flower spikes that attract butterflies in July. Good yellow fall color and chestnut-like seeds eaten by wildlife. Large colony-forming shrub, grows well in shade.      Ht. 6-8'. (Sun to Partial shade)

Bottlebrush Buckeye

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Red Buckeye, Aesculus pavia

      Spectacular red flowers top the branches of this small tree in May as the beautiful palmate leaves unfurl. Hummingbird heaven. Showy fruits provide wildlife food in the fall. Does best in good soils along woods edges.      Ht. 10-15 ft. (Sun to Partial shade)

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Yellow Buckeye, Aesculus flava

      A large, handsome tree with palmate leaves and tall yellow bloom spikes in May. You'll want to watch daily as the large buds swell and unfurl the tender new leaves. Yellow fall foliage and chestnut-like fruit.      Ht. 40-60 ft. (Sun to Partial shade)

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