Koelreuteria paniculata ‘Coral Sun’ PBR

goldenrain tree

  • © J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

  • © J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

  • © J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Outstanding Qualities

This cultivar of the golden rain tree was selected for its stunning coral-pink spring foliage which matures to a light green, contrasting against the deep coral colored stems for striking beauty all summer long. As with the species it is tolerant of harsh urban conditions including drought tolerance once established.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: oval tree

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 10 ft. 0 in. (3.05 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 10 ft. 0 in. (3.05 meters)

Plant Height-Mature: 30 ft. 0 in. (9.14 meters)

Plant Width-Mature: 30 ft. 0 in. (9.14 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 3 to 8

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun to light shade

Water Requirements: occasional watering to drought tolerant once established

Seasonal Interest: intensely colored new growth and contrasting stem and leave in summer

Colors & Combos

Great Plant Combinations: burgundy, dark green, purple, yellow

Great Color Contrasts: orange, pink, red, rose

Culture Notes
Goldenrain tree grows best in full sun with well-drained soil, but it will tolerate sand or clay. It is drought tolerant once established. Very little pruning is needed to maintain this tree, remove dead and broken branches or any poorly formed limbs.