Category: Featured Plants

Featured Plant: Hosta Empress Wu

Featured Plant: Hosta Empress Wu

Hosta Empress Wu is one of the world’s largest growing hostas.  This amazing plant when mature (5 years) reaches a height of approx 1.2m high by 1.5m wide and the leaves are 45cm long.  With dark green leaves and lavender flower spikes, it is rapid growing and loves moist soil conditions.  This is a great [...]

Instant trees for your landscape and garden

Instant trees for your landscape and garden

Unique and interesting trees add instant accent and focal points to the landscape.  Mature trees are available in huge sizes and can be delivered either in large bags or in some cases transplanted with a tree spade attached to a truck or bobcat. There is a huge range of trees of trees available and here [...]

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Lionheart'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Lionheart’

Lionheart’s foliage is similar to that of Crimson Queen and retains the purple-red colour well into the summer, becoming bronzed with green undertones in early autumn before turning a deep crimson. Lionheart is a vigorous small tree growing t0 4 metres (13 feet).
To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples 

 
 

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’

The outstanding feature of this very popular cultivar is the persistent, strong, deep-red colour of the foliage. Most dissectum cultivars with excellent red colour during spring and early summer turn green or bronze where as Crimson Queen carries the deep-red colour through out the entire growing season, ending with a very bright scarlet  in autumn. [...]

Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'

Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’

Butterfly is a very spectacular small-leaved variegate with serrated leaves of cream around soft green, sometimes with subtle pink tones, turning magenta in autumn. Growth is normally short and twiggy, making for a dense large shrub or a small tree growing up to 4 metres (13 feet).
To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality [...]

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Palmatifidum'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Palmatifidum’

Palmatifidum makes a beautiful mound-shaped plant with green foliage in the spring and summer, turning a yellow, gold and orange blend in the autumn. Older plants can often be wider than they are tall growing up to 3 metre (10 feet).
To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples 

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Emerald Lace'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Emerald Lace’

Emerald Lace as the name suggests has lacy foliage displaying a much deeper green than most green dissectums, and is a fast grower with very pendulous branches. The foliage is yellow-green when it first appears in the spring, darkening by mid-summer, and then unexpectantly turning a bright burgundy-red in the autumn. Emerald Lace will typically [...]

Acer palmatum 'Beni Otake'

Acer palmatum ‘Beni Otake’

This attractive, vigorous upright cultivar has strap-like leaves and a distinctive bamboo-like appearance and shape. The deep purple-red foliage is outstanding in the spring, holds the colour throughout summer, and then changes to a vivid crimson in the autumn. A Beni Otake in upright form may reach 6 metres (20 feet) however usually grow into [...]

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Tamukeyama'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Tamukeyama’

Tamukeyama displays deep crimson-red new foliage in the spring which soon changes to a very dark purple-red. Tamukeyama has excellent colour tone which holds very well though out the summer before changing to a bright scarlet in the autumn. This is a hardy variety, first listed in 1710, and capable of growing up to 3 [...]

Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis'

Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Viridis’

Viridis has delicate lace-like dissected leaves, displaying soft green spring foliage, turning lime green in summer before changing to spectacular autumn tones of fiery gold and orange with partial shade. Viridis will retain its colour through out the season and will grow up to 3 metres (10 feet) depending on form.
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