Rooftop garden of Owen Harris - North East corner of the balcony. To the left, Ficus longifolia ‘Ali’, and in the far corner, Cussonia spicata (tall tree with trunk). Outdoor dining setting by TAIT. The Design Files

Widely used, well known, and reliable; Bloodgood is the standard for comparison among the purple leafed, tree form Japanese Maples.

Japanese Maple (Bloodgood) - slow growing, small-ish tree with beautiful purple-red leaves that are brilliant in the fall.

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Sarah Nolan and Gavin Perrin's lush garden transformation ~ Making on the Mountain ~ in the Garden