Acer palmatum Deshojo

April 25, 2017   /   byCozy Memories  / Categories :  Feeds

If you know me a little, it's no secret that I am interested in lots of areas of Japanese culture. And so is my husband. (did he have any choice, ahah ?!) Japanese maple is one of the symbols of Japan that I have always enjoyed (more than cherry blossoms I think), and bringing at long last a Japanese maple in our garden has been a highlight of this spring !

It is an Acer palmatum Deshojo. It is turning to green at the end of spring (right now here), then will turn bright red in autumn and finally dark red through winter & spring. We installed it in a large, deep blue (making me think of indigo dyeing) ceramic pot, and I love to sit underneath to see the light going through the leaves, and to see the contrast with the sky.

It is a v.e.r.y. soothing sight.

I know this blog has been turning into a gardening blog, which I understand is not for everyone. I have been wanting for a house with a garden for two decades & I'm trying to make up for all the time lost. I am sorry (not sorry) if you think there's an overload of plant & flower & gardening posts. I am pretty sure they are gardening & nature lovers amongst the few readers (left) of my old little blog.

The next few posts will be AGAIN gardening/garden oriented, you've been warned ! ;-) Thanks a lot for visiting !

Oh, by the way, we purchased it at the Bambouseraie, along with bamboos, which will be the theme of a coming post.

ox

Sonia

This is a syndicated post. Please visit the original author at Blog - COZY MEMORIES

You may like


Free Project – Patchwork bell sleeve crochet top Pattern

Free Project – Patchwork bell sleeve crochet top Pattern

PATTERN DETAILS This pattern is easy for beginners. It is includes 3 motif written descriptions , 3 motif charts, assambley diagrams for each size and diagram how to join motifs. The pattern is suitable for plus size women. Yarn: either 100% Cotton 4 ply Pattons 330m-361yds/100g or Tivoli Cruise 4 ply 100% cotton 339m/100g or […]

read more

Free Project – Hello Autumn

Free Project – Hello Autumn

PATTERN DETAILS Pumpkin spice and everything nice! That’s how we feel about Autumn and all that is glorious about fall. So pour yourself a cup of hot tea, cozy up with your favorite blanket and stitch this fall-tastic pattern right on your mobile device or tablet via our GOGO Cross Stitch app! Download Now

read more

Free Project – Fall Floral Bush Gift Wrapped Boxes

Gift wrap the best present for the people in your life. Download Now

read more

Free Project – Unicorn Cake

Make the little girl a unicorn party of her life. Download Now

read more