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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Hippocastanaceae
            Genus: Aesculus
                        Specie: pavia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 16 ft (5 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Leaves turn red in autumn; crimson flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders

Zones: 6-10

Description: This species usually has a shrubby habit but can be a small tree growing to about 15 ft (4.5 m). It is native to the woodlands on coastal plains of the eastern USA. The leaves, smaller than most other species, color to reddish tones in autumn. Crimson flo

Growth Habit: Shrubby habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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