Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’
Bold, colourful with the right balance of softness, Acer palmatum Bloodgood is perhaps the best red leafed Japanese Maple Melbourne available. Larger growing than Acer palmatum Atropurpureum, reaching a height of up to 6m, this charming small tree will add colour and interest to the landscape all season long. The rich burgundy foliage that flushes early in Spring holds its colour right through the warmer months. In Autumn this Japanese Maple Melbourne is turned bright crimson red for an overwhelming display in smaller gardens, and drawing the eye in even the largest of landscapes.Play off this charming trees bold tones by using other purple leaved plants such as Loropetalum or Cotinus throughout the garden or achieve an elegant and refined look with a vast underplanting of Liriope Monroe White.