Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
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Parrotia persica 'Vanessa' AGM
Persian Ironwood 'vanessa'
Small upright deciduous tree. Develops attractive flaking bark. Young foliage is red and bronze turning green by summer. stunning golden autumn colour with strong shades of red, orange and purple. Small red flowers on bare stems in late winter and early spring. upto 8m
sheltered location, well drained soil, plenty of sunlight,