Aesculus pavia, Red Buckeye
Category: Native Tree
Height: 8 to 15 feet
Light: Part Sun to Part Shade
Bloom: Large terminal panicles of bright red tubular flowers followed by smooth brown seed capsules containing two seeds
Bloom Time: Mid Spring for flowering, Fall for seed maturity.
Growth Habit: Deciduous. Attractive large leaves. Rounded canopy. Stunning when in bloom.
Comments: Requires moist but well drained soil. Good as an underplanting with large shade trees or a woodland setting. Attractive to hummingbirds. Seeds toxic to pets. Seeds will rot if not planted as soon as they fall.