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Aesculus parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers' ('Rogers' bottlebrush buckeye)

Aesculus parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers' Photo/Illustration: www.armitageimages.net


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Aesculus parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers' ESS-kew-lus par-vih-FLOOR-ah variety ser-oh-TY-nah Common Name: 'Rogers' bottlebrush buckeye Genus: Aesculus
This is a suckering, deciduous shrub grown for it's white, bottlebrush-like flowers in early summer. The flowers are considerably longer than those of the species at up to 30 inches, and emerge a couple of weeks later. The shrub grows to 10 feet tall and 15 feet wide and prefers full sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. Its layers of broad leaves turn gold in fall.Suitable for a medium to large garden.
Care: Partial shade is preferred, but full sun is tolerated with adequate moisture. Prune out deadwood and crossign branches in late winter/early spring when the shrub is still dormant.
Propagation:

 Propagate by suckers or seed.


Problems:

 Occasionally prone to canker, Japanese beetles, rust, powdery mildew, scale insects.


Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Growth Habit Spreads
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun Only;Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Deer Tolerant
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Spring
Flower Color White Flower
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Shrubs,Low-Maintenance,Sun,Natives

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