Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger'

Tiger Eyes Sumac

Deciduous Shrub

Rhus typhina 'Tiger Eyes' is a tough, drought tolerant deciduous shrub with brilliant golden foliage. Because of its suckering growth habit, care should be taken when deciding where to plant it in cultivated gardens.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun, Morning Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 48 - 144 tall x 48 - 180 wide
Shape / Form: Horizontal, Irregular
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Fall Color

Foliage Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Fall Color: Reliable Fall Color, Red Orange Leaf Shape: Dissected

Flower Color: Chartreuse / Lime
Bloom Season: Summer

Fruit Description: Red

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water
Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Aggressive / Crowds Neighbors, Fast Growing / Vigorous, Potentially Invasive, Running Growth / stoloniferous, Suckers

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: high

Plant Combos