Aesculus × carnea 'O'Neill Red'
O'Neill Red Horsechestnut
ES-ku-lus x KAR-nee-a
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous tree, slow growing to 35ft high and 25 ft wide (11 × 7.6 m), broad-rounded. Long clusters (25-30 cm) of single, bright red flowers.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (4)5 Introduced by Monrovia nursery in about 1979 (Jacobson,1996). Monrovia spells the cultivar name as O'Neill; many variations of this name are found in nursery catalogs and horticultural publications.
- Corvallis: southwest area of Central Park.