Acer circinatum 'Pacific Purple'
Size: 2-3 feet
Growth Habit: upright
USDA Zone: 6-8
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well drained soils. Struggles in high summer humidity areas.
Comments: This newer selection has leaves that emerge bronze turning to dark purple for the remainder of the growing season. Purple stems greet visitors even when there are no leaves. Tends to be multi-stemmed and forms a shrub reaching 10-12 feet.