Acer palmatum Butterfly - Currently approximately 30cm (1ft) tall in 1 litre pot.
The Acer palmatum Butterfly is an unusual variety of the Japanese Maple shrub/tree, it only grows to approximately 200cm tall and produces a pink variegated with lime green leaves in the Spring and then in the Autumn, the leaves begin to turn a lime green before finally losing their leaves for the winter.
Best planted in moist, but well-drained soil and in a semi-shade spot but will also handle full sun. Also ideal for planting in patio pots as well as in the garden as a nice focal point.
Position: Full sun but best in semi-shade
Planting Area: Fertile, well-drained soil
Height: 200cm (6-7ft)