Genus Aesculus Species x carnea Cultivar 'Fort McNair' Common Name 'Fort McNair' Red Horsechestnut Patent ID Height 30 to 40 Feet Spread 30 to 40 Feet Habit Rounded, dense crown. Slow to moderate growth rate. Zone 4 to 7 Culture Full sun to partial shade. Flower Flowers dark pink with yellow throat, in upright panicles. Mid to late spring. Flower Color Dark pink. Foliage Lustrous, dark green leaves, 5 to 7 leaflets. Yellow-green to yellow fall color. Deciduous. Category: Flowering Tree Description Selected for shiny dark green foliage that doesn’t scorch.