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Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
Scarlet Buckeye

Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
Aesculus pavia 'Splendens'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :


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!

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • 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 woodland garden surrounding our nursery. It is 12 years old, has reached a height of 3 m, a spread of 2 m and is shown in the photos below.


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