The red buckeye is a small-scale relative of the giant horse chestnut
Photo: Craig Lee
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Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)

Clusters of red or coral flowers appear on this Southern native in late summer. A small-scale relative of the giant horse chestnut, its leaves are toxic to deer—a quality many wildlife-plagued landscapers in the Northeast may envy.

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