Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'
Size: 4-5 feet (very full)
USDA Zone: 6b-9
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Leaf Description: (matsumurae) 5-7 lobed, small, no two alike
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil
Comments: Considered one of the finest. New leaves have pink borders. Edges turn magenta in fall. Beautiful with sunlight dancing through the branches. Hardy to -5 degrees F. Photo taken mid-October.