Staphylea colchica

Staphylea colchica

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(Bladdernut) Staphylea colchica is an unusual large shrub or eventually very small tree with masses of lightly fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers in late spring/early summer.

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An unusual large shrub or eventually very small tree, Staphylea colchica has masses of lightly fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers in late spring/early summer. These flowers are followed by interesting inflated, bladder-like fruit. The leaves are pinnate (feather-like) and mid green in colour occasionally turning shades of yellow and bronze before falling in autumn.

Staphylea colchica is ornamental and a fine addition to the garden, usually looking best in a woodland setting or as part of a shrub-filled border.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: White.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate..
  • Habit: Staphylea colchica grows to be a large, branching shrub or eventually very small tree in time.
    • Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (4m - 8m), Shrub - Large (3m+)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Damp/Wet, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Flowers in Spring, Scented, Fruit - Ornamental

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