Briotti Red Horsechesnut

We often here people remark at the nursery – this must be the most fun place to work – look at all these plants.  This is true when we have so many different trees blossoming or showing their colors throughout the season.  Right now, one of the trees with a very unique, very striking colorfulBriotti  flower is the Briotti Red Horsechestnut – Aesculux x carnea ‘Briotti’.  This showy tree is hardy in Zone 4, reaches a mature height of 30′ and spreads a little wider- up to 35′.  A rounded mature shape it sports dark green leaves and has the beautiful red flower clusters shown here in the picture.