59 Golden Rain

Golden Rain, Koelreuteria Paniculata

This is a beautiful ornamental tree that is interesting to look at all summer long. It has unusual double compound leaves and clusters of yellow flowers that turn into capsules resembling Japanese lanterns that persist into the fall. The Golden Rain adapts to many soil types and tolerates air pollution, drought and alkalinity. This tree likes full sun and can grow up to 30 feet tall with a 35 foot spread.