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Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’

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By Kate123


Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’ (Acer palmatum (Japanese maple))

Pretty little buy from Asda for £3! (pot was already in the garden).upright deciduous shrub or small tree, pretty variegated foliage. Irregularly margined with silvery white and light touches of pink on the leaf edges in springtime.



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You are a wiz for finding these gems,Kate...good on you...hope it does well for you.

27 Apr, 2020

 

Thanks Julia! That’s a really nice comment you’ve posted!
I do hope it thrives, I may have to repot or plant it in the ground...I shall see. x

27 Apr, 2020

 

Bargain Kate! Well spotted. I am missing browsing about. Scott does all our shopping at the moment.

27 Apr, 2020

 

What an incredible bargain and you have found such a lovely pot to put it in!

27 Apr, 2020

 

It looks a treat in that pot a bargain

27 Apr, 2020

 

Lovely one Kate 🙂. I put pebbles in my pots too - they deter the squirrels!

28 Apr, 2020

 

Butterfly is nice variegated Acer. I bought all my Acers as young plants in small pots too. My 'Phoenix' from Morrisons was £3 too I believe and my Butterfly, Little Princess, Orange Dream and Atropurpureum were in a mixed tray bought from the flower market cheap in 4 inch pots.

28 Apr, 2020

 

A bargain Kate , well done :o))

28 Apr, 2020

 

An absolute bargain.......

28 Apr, 2020

 

Yes Paul, there are bargains to be had at the supermarkets while the garden centres are closed!
Thanks Karen, Chris and Thrup, it was just there to be had! It’s difficult for many at the moment with the social distancing and isolation. I’m quite fortunate.
Nice one Sheila! I often put pebbles and gravel in posts too, although often the blackies tend to root around!
Thorneyside, I love to find bargain buys, sounds like you definitely picked up a lovely mixed tray of acers at a fab price! Lovely to see them come on I bet.
Thanks Amy and Dd. ;-)

28 Apr, 2020

 

That was a bargain Kate and I like your pot too !

29 Apr, 2020

 

Thank you Rose, I was chuffed with it! I bought this pot last summer from a local nursery. I had another flowering plant in it, but that has been transplanted to the rockery area.

29 Apr, 2020



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