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Staphylea pinnata, European Bladdernut

Staphylea pinnata

European Bladdernut
Family: Staphyleaceae
Origin: Europe
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite, off-white flowersDeciduous plantSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Staphylea pinnata is an curious shrub and makes an interesting addition to a garden. Small, white, bell-shaped, fragrant flowers bloom from May to June.

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