Archive for the ‘Chinese flametree’ Category

Panicled Raintree Promises Showy Lantern Pods

Chinese flametree (Koelreuteria bipinnata) is also called bougainvillea raintree. This rare tree, available primarily from internet nursery commerce, deserves to be planted more. It has performed well in the Southern Appalachian region (USDA zones 6-b and 7) and is questionably hardy further north. Flametree is less popular in Southeastern landscapes than goldenrain tree (K.paniculata). Low branching […]