Aesculus parviflora, commonly called bottlebrush buckeye, is noted for being one of the best summer flowering shrubs for shade areas.It is dense, mounding, suckering, and deciduous. It typically grows 6-15 feet tall. It features palmate green leaves and erect, showy, cylindrical panicles of tubular white flowers with red antlers and pink filaments. Flowers give way to glossy inediblepear shaped nuts (buckeyes) encased in husks. Foliage will turn yellow in autumn.