Bladdernut - Staphylea trifolia
PLEASE NOTE: This plant is available in limited quantities so order early if you want to be sure to get it.
Features: This large shrub with white bell-shaped flowers in the spring. The seed is a 1-1.5 inch bladder-like capsule which gives its common name. Those stay on the branches up to a month after the leaves fall and they act like little rattles full of seeds when the wind blows.
A variety of native bees and other insects gather nectar and pollen from the flowers.
Light: sun to partial shade
Soil: medium to moist
Height: 8 to 12 ft.
Width: 6 to 10 ft.
Flower color: white
Fall color: yellow
Special note: loved by birds
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