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Panicled Raintree Promises Showy Lantern Pods

Chinese flametree (Koelreuteria bipinnata) is also called bougainvillea raintree. This rare┬átree, 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 […]