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vibrant green leaves of red buckeye shrub with red flowers red buckeye shrub in a wild garden large fall red and green leaves on red buckeye shrub vibrant red flower clusters on red buckeye flowering shrub

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Red Buckeye Shrubs

Aesculus pavia

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Aesculus pavia, commonly called the Red Buckeye shrub, is a deciduous clump-forming shrub or small tree with an irregularly rounded crown. Hummingbirds and bees love the Red Buckeye and feed on nectar from flowers in the early spring.

Quite handsome flowering tree displaying attractive red flowers in 3 to 6 inch clusters at the branch tips. An important native tree for wild and wildlife gardens. Ideal beneath existing forest cover or large shade trees for protection from sunburn.


Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 12 to 15 Feet
Mature Width: 12 to 15 Feet
Classification: Deciduous shrub
Sunlight: Full Sun to part shade
Habit: Deciduous, densely branched, shrub forming
Flower Color: Bright red
Foliage: New growth emerges a bright green turning a little darker as it matures
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil but will tolerate “wet feet”
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting. Provides unmatched winter interest especially when planted in front of a contrasting backdrop
Growzone: 4-8 Red Buckeye Shrubs Hardiness Zone 4-8

How to Care for Red Buckeye Shrubs

Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!


Frequently Asked questions

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