Staphylea pinnata, European Bladdernut

Staphylea pinnata

European Bladdernut
Family: Staphyleaceae
Origin: Europe
USDA Zone: 6-8?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersEdible plantPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSpice or herb plantDeciduous plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. 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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