'Rogers' bottlebrush buckeye

Aesculus parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers'

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'Rogers' bottlebrush buckeye (Aesculus parviflora var. serotina 'Rogers')
ESS-kew-lus par-vih-FLOOR-ah variety ser-oh-TY-nah
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.

Overview

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

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