griseum. Same would correspond to a selection from a xeric outpost of a species compared to one from a mesic or wetter source. Nov 12, 2015 - Our favorite non-coniferous and non-maple plants that will look splendid alongside your dwarf conifers and Japanese maples. On mature fronds the underside is handsomely marked with conspicuous brown stripes, the sori that contain the spores of the plant. The cultivars behave opposite between my location and yours. A simple beautiful contrast of colors & textures... Weerobin, ah - that would be nice but it might burn. While extraordinarily good-looking on their own, Japanese Maples however, look more charming when planted with companion plants. I'd love your input & ideas! Then they grew stem cuttings of them all, then stressed them by drought. An interesting discussion we might want to continue in a different thread. Bred for cut flower production, Aquilegia vulgaris var. Noted for its showy coral bark and fall color, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' (Coral-Bark Maple) is a large deciduous shrub or small tree that is highly desirable. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Davesgarden.com, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57636/, having problems with a Doublefile Viburnum, Go to all Trees, Shrubs and Conifers threads, Ideas needed for paperbark maple companion plants. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. mlmlakestevens: Showy and long-lasting, ideal to brighten the shade garden! Well-behaved, they make perfect partners with other plants and help create strikingly beautiful combinations in the garden. Also perhaps you noticed- it would not need to be mailed (however if you came to get it you would have to promise not to notice all my weeds and unfinished projects-on DG we don't have to post photos of our tendency-to-bite-off-more-than-we-can-chew...). While attractive close up, the flowers are however not particularly showy from a distance. Bell-shaped, pale lilac blooms appear in late summer, rising on mauve-gray scapes 26 in. The delicate foliage of ferny, lace-like leaves with very long, thin lobes, each further dissected into sub-lobes, is deep purple in spring and stands out beautifully in the landscape. Robust, it enjoys a sturdy stem that will withstand wind and rain. It forms a dense, strongly upright, narrow clump of olive-green to blue-green foliage, which gets topped in late summer with a profusion of finely-textured, golden flower spikelets which hover over the foliage like an airy cloud. Acer griseum (Paperbark maple) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.. IMHO - 'Ice Dance' would be perfect! Watch Reply. If you select a variegated clone of a plant from a northernmost genetic source of a species, it is going to have a whole set of characteristics different from a selection from a southern genetic source. Plant a specimen of the beautiful Paperbark Maple where its many features will provide drama throughout the year. It is truly the sum of its parts: flower shape (lily-pointed petals in a slim, elegant flower); color (luminous tangerine orange); and height (long willowy stems). If you provide us with your name, email address and the payment of a modest $25 annual membership fee, you will become a full member, enabling you to design and save up to 25 of your garden design ideas. arundinacea (Moor Grass), Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' (Switch Grass), Athyrium niponicum var. stems (12-30 cm). Noted for its outstanding color and vigor, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Garnet' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with large, deeply cut, dissected leaves of great beauty. The tree is extremely slow growing for me. 'Aureola' is a bit more sun tolerant. For those reasons, paperbark maple (Acer griseum) should be planted near a patio or deck where it can be enjoyed up close and personal. When it's a cultivar, provenance doesn't really count. Then you could plant some of those great new Ageratums in blue...and I'd plant some fall-flowering bulbs too. Incompatible Plants. This cultivar retains its extraordinary blue leaf color well into late summer if provided with good light to dappled shade. Emerging golden-orange with pink edges in early spring, the delicate foliage of small 5 to 7 lobed leaves matures to bright green in summer before turning brilliant shades of orange and yellow in fall. My sister who lives more in the foothills, where it freezes in the winter, grows nice Brunnera. I have just decided on Geranium phaeum 'Samobor' for a part-sun garden under a limbed-up pine tree. They contrast beautifully with the foliage of large, smooth, glossy, medium green leaves. Other common names paperbark maple . Paperbark Maple. Lol. Both flowers and foliage turn beige in fall and usually remain attractive in the garden all winter long. One of the most superb ornamental grasses, Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' (Hakone Grass) is a very beautiful golden variegated grass. Noted for its exfoliating bark and showy fall color, award-winning Acer griseum (Paperbark Maple) is a small spreading deciduous tree that is highly desirable. I wasn't intending to cause a ruckus by broaching the provenance subject. The delicate spring foliage of seven lobed leaves emerges red-orange, just like the gemstone garnet, and holds its color into summer before turning red in fall. After blooming, the grass-like foliage, consisting of sturdy clumps of upright green, narrow and fairly rigid, blade-shaped leaves, is also one of its most attractive garden features. Go figure. Noteworthy CharacteristicsOne of the best small ornamental trees, paperbark maple has small yellow flowers in spring, great fall foliage color, picturesque peeling park, and a stately habit. If "a handsome neat sedge" seems like a good idea, I can give you some small divisions of my Carex 'Ice Dance". Deleting this collection CANNOT be undone. If you are looking for companions for Japanese maples, you’ll have many choices. Incredibly showy, Euphorbia polychroma is a mounding perennial considered one of the best for borders. Even the youngest stems contribute to this pleasing peeling bark effect. Maybe you are my neighbor-your fence looks like my fence! I apologize if I disturbed anyone. The paperbark I understand will have some red for fall color- picked up by parts of the grass color and tips of dogwood stems. Japanese maples (Acer palmatum) are small, easy-care ornamentals with captivating fall color.They add elegance to any garden when planted alone, but Japanese maple companions can further enhance their beauty. This remarkable oasis, set in Wentworth Falls, Australia,... Use our interactive toolsto design your dream garden. My sister has one and it looks nice with low groundcovery plants. I was thinking pheasant tail grass and arctic sun dogwood (- but perhaps the red/ yellow dogwood stems would draw attention from the cool paperbark maple rather than compliment it.) Regarded as one of the most popular red rhododendron for severe climates. Find below several plant combination ideas with Japanese Maples. It is also tolerant of heat and sun. wide (5 cm). Ok- here's the fall color combo preview with arctic sun dogwood and pheasant tail grass. A very reliable performer, this pretty late midseason Rhododendron is quite tough and can withstand temperatures as low as -25ºF (-32ºC). Hellebore Winter Jewels 'Onyx Odyssey' (Helleborus) features very large, 3 in. ©J.S. As the leaves fall, they expose the blackish red bark, adding interest in the winter landscape. Blooming heavily for weeks from late winter to early spring, these nodding beauties rise on sturdy, thick stems above the leathery, glossy, evergreen foliage, which emerge purple before turning into an attractive green shade. Acer griseum (Paperbark Maple) is a species of maple native to central China, in the provinces of Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, and Sichuan, at altitudes of 1,500–2,000 m.It is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree,reaching 6-9 m (20-30 ft) tall, 5-6 m (15-25 ft) wide, with a trunk up to 70 cm(2 ft) in diameter. The blooms give way to round, shiny, black berries which often persist into winter. stellata 'Nora Barlow' (Columbine), Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' (Siberian Iris), Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' (Laceleaf Japanese Maple), Acer palmatum 'Sango-Kaku' (Coral Bark Maple), Asplenium scolopendrium (Hart's Tongue Fern), Helleborus argutifolius (Corsican Hellebore), Acer palmatum 'Garnet' (Laceleaf Japanese Maple), Carex comans Bronze-Leaved (New Zealand Hair Sedge), Molinia caerulea subsp. Provide shelter from cold winds and late frosts. Grows up to 12-14 inches tall (30-35 cm). Blue, Deep Purple, Violet - Something that is very pronounced. Emerging green then fading to purplish-brown to finally mature to golden shades, they provide a long season of interest extending into the fall. With a name like that, it sounds like it would be a cool white color, but in fact it seems yellow from a distance. high (70-75 cm) and spreads 16-20 in. Highly ornamental bark is cinnamon to reddish-brown and is exfoliating. Rising with natural grace above a ferny foliage of gray-green divided leaves, each plant produces 3 to 5 stems in the first year and 5 to 10 stems in the second year. Carex comans Bronze-Leaved is a delightful New Zealand Hairy Sedge forming a low, cascading mound of narrowly linear, reddish-brown leaves, with inconspicuous brown flower spikes in late summer. Synonyms Acer nikoense var. Regarded as one of the best purple-leaved Japanese Maples, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is a large deciduous shrub or small rounded tree of great beauty in all seasons. I have hardy plumbago, with a dark leaf ajuga as a ground cover under mine. Paperbark Maple is also surprisingly easy to grow long term in containers or planters, ... Plants that have been root pruned establish themselves much more quickly than root bound plants. As they fall, they expose the bright, coral red bark on young twigs and branches, adding a much needed splash of color in the winter landscape. Acer griseum has massive branches that thicken with age creating a winter display of exquisitely peeling, orange-copper bark; in spring and summer, trifoliate leaves of rich green provide shade; and in fall, they change to brilliant red. It is one of the last maples to develop fall color and may hold its leaves into winter. Buy this paperbark maple tree online with confidence at our online Japanese maple store. Its foliage forms attractive mounds of gracefully arching, shiny leaves that ripple in the slightest breeze. Only plants will be removed from the collection. Molinia caerulea subsp. Yes - no Purpleleaf Plums nearby either.... Growing in an attractive dome, it bears dense, flattened golden-yellow flowers in spring, and is one of the few perennials to display a showy fall foliage. Hi Swedishchef- I agree low stuff is a good idea. Hardy and compact, Lily Turf is a popular, alluring plant, particularly handsome when grown in large swaths or undulating rivers. It is native to mixed forests in central China. swedishchef Lake Stevens, WA(Zone 7b) Mar 02, 2013. If it was me, I'd have a good set of Daffs planted around the trunk, some short perennials that have good colour for summer, maybe Crocosmia to play off the orange/sand colour. 1- we live less than 2 miles apart! Might even consider some Brunnera for the blooms. A yellow to bronze to tan fall/winter coloration would be a decent counterpart. This perennial will self-seed in satisfactory growing conditions. Wet soil tolerant, it requires very little care, is deer resistant and provides weeks of interest from summer to fall. Among the acid-loving plants are. This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. 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