Aesculus pavia, red buckeye

Category: Trees
Family: Sapindaceae
Origin: eastern US
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: red
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 6 to 14 ft
Width: 8 to 15 ft
Exposure: part sun to shade
Irrigation: low to medium
Cold Hardiness: -20 F
Description: This Texas native produces many large panicles of coral to bright red flowers in spring followed by large light green seed pods in fall. Though the seed pods are toxic to wildlife, squirrels will bury them as if they plan to eat them next year.