|Glowing shades of bronze and copper; |
Euptelea pleiosperma - now renamed Eric.
|Rather than selecting a more typical|
burgundy leaved Japanese maple,
this artistic home owner chose the
more subtle 'Beni otake' for its rich
|The larger than life blooms are undoubtedly|
the showstopper. but the rich copper-red
foliage is what appeals more to me
I’ve never had much luck with Hibiscus yet ‘Kopper King’ has me willing to try again. It gets its name from the maple like leaves which are copper-red above and more orange below. Add gigantic tropical looking flowers in white with a deep red eye and you’ll understand why I’m tempted! Hardy to zone 4.