golden-rain-tree

Botanical Name Koelreuteria paniculata
Common Name Golden Rain Tree
Plant Type Tree
Hardiness Zone 5-9
Height 30-40 ft.
Spread 30-40 ft.
Habit broad, rounded to irregular canopy
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type June-July
Bloom Color yellow
Flower showy
Autumn/Winter Intrest good fall color
Suggested Use specimen, shade
Locations Storm Chaser Midway, Swampwater Jack's
Notes Falling blossoms may or may not resemble "golden rain", but the fallen blossoms often form an attractive golden carpet under the tree. Flowers give way to interesting, brown, papery seed capsules which somewhat resemble Chinese lanterns.
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