Plant Catalog - ACER P BUTTERFLY
ACER P BUTTERFLY
Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Butterfly Japanese Maple
A graceful deciduous tree with deeply-lobed palmate leaves that divide into 5 to 9 pointed lobes. The foliage is blue-green with cream to pink margins, turning scarlet red in the fall. Inconspicuous spring flowers are followed by pairs of samaras. Needs slightly acidic soil.
USDA zones: 6 - 8
Sunset zones: A3; 2b - 10, 12, 14 - 24
Mature size: 10 - 25 feet high and wide
Light needs: partial sun to dappled sun
Water needs: regular water