Aesculus parviflora (Bottlebrush Buckeye)

Blooms of erect white flower panicles with red anthers and pinkish filaments are followed by glossy inedible pear-shaped fruit. Foliage emerges bronze, maturing to dark green to shades of yellow in fall.

Blooms early-mid summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

Showy spikes of ruby-red panicles are produced in summer on this multi-stemmed shrub, who’s glossy green foliage turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit.

Blooms in late summer
4-6′ tall x 4′ spread
Attracts butterflies

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White, variegated green leaves with white margins, fragrant, moderate growth rate, blooms late spring, 2 ft tall x 1 ft wide, partial to full shade.

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(NEEDLED EVERGREEN) Scale-like glossy dark green foliage which droops from branching rising upward from the centre before arching downward. Bronze tones in winter. Shrubby dwarf form. 3′ tall x 2.5-3′ spread. Full Sun/Part Shade.

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Double blooms of sweet apricot pink ruffled petals with a gold-green throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms early to mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Bright yellow foliage on a compact, upright, multi-stemmed, thorny shrub makes a statement in the early summer. The foliage retains its vibrant yellow hue throughout the summer, changing to orange and red in the fall. Bright red, glossy berries appear in the fall. Slow growth rate. Rounded, mounding habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4′ tall x 3-5′ spread
HARDY to -40°F/C
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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