Chinese lantern, Flowering maple, Parlour maple
Dark mauve flowers to blue
Frost hardy - Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
overall height and width of plant once mature
- Height - in metres - 4m (12ft)
- Spread - in metres - 2.5m (8ft)
- Evergreen - to semi evergreen. Narrowly ovate, 3- to 5-lobed, grey-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long with toothed margins.
- Tall Shrub - fast-growing, upright shrub with stout, grey-felted shoots. Flowers are long-stalked, pendent, to 6cm (2½in) across.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold, drying winds.
- fertile well drained soil