Heart-shaped foliage emerges reddish-purple in color then turns blue-green, it later changes to beautiful shades of apricot and yellow in the fall.
It has a shallow root system making it ideal for terrace plantings.
It will perform its best in well-drained soils.
Mulching will help to conserve water.
Interesting note: In fall, the leaves give off an enchanting smell of brown sugar.
Shape: Starts out pyramidal in shape turning wider when mature.
Exposure: Full sun to part
Foliage: Red-purple, blue-green
Fall Foliage: Yellow-apricot
Photos courtesy of Bailey Nursery