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Bloodgood Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' (ideas for plantings beneath)
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A colorful plantation and contrast of green and red would make a perfect combo.
Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' http://www.coniferkingdom.com/Coral_Bark_or_Coral_Tower_Japanese_Maple_p/acer_palmatum_sango_kaku.htm This upright, spreading Japanese maple produces a fabulous show all four seasons. Red margins decorate the yellow-green spring leaves that gradually change to bright green in summer. Yellow-gold and apricot shades produce a striking fall show. 'Sango kaku' means "coral tower." It is also known by the common name: 'Coral Bark Maple'
acer palmatum koto-no-ito
Bloodgood Japanese maple- We have four of these and a Dogwood... Might get another dogwood. I think we need a bigger tree to mix things up...
Autumn red foliage of Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' by Four Seasons Garden, via Flickr