Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
  • Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
  • Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'

Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'

£32.00

(Scarlet Buckeye) Perhaps the most handsome of the flowering Buckeyes, this is an unusual plant which has impressive, long (10 - 20 cm) panicles of scarlet flowers in late spring / early summer. 

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)

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Perhaps the most handsome of the flowering Buckeyes, this is an unusual plant which has impressive, long (10 - 20 cm) panicles of scarlet flowers in late spring / early summer. The vivid flower colour contrasts well against the dark green foliage.

A spectacular flowering Aesculus which is shrub-like when young eventually forming a very small rounded, branching tree.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil. Aesculus pavia 'Splendens' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Scarlet
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Aesculus pavia 'Splendens' grows to be a large, branching, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 5 m (16 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
  • Notes: We have a specimen of Aesculus pavia 'Splendens', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery. It is 12 years old, has reached a height of 3 m, a spread of 2 m.
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2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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