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looking for a plant suggestion

Posted by klc0812 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 25, 08 at 10:36

Hi there!

I am putting together a small memorial garden...I will have a small waterfall/pond and I would like to include a small japanese maple of some sort....thinking possibly a weeping variety or dwarf....or possibly both. The garden is in honor of my 14 yr old niece who we lost last November....so I would like it to be something beautiful that really stands out! I know there are so many....but any that immediately come to mind? I have also considered leaving it (or one of the two) in a beautiful container...maybe a dwarf. There will be a few white roses in the area as those were her favorite....they will be climbers....so a white backdrop if you will.

this is the waterfall we want to do:
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The area gets early afternoon sun. Any suggestions on varieties that would work well...?


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RE: looking for a plant suggestion

  • Posted by picea 6A Cinci- Oh (My Page) on
    Fri, Jul 25, 08 at 12:45

Three japanese maples to consider are Mikawa Yatsabusa and Murasaki Kiyohime which are both dwarfs and Red filigree Lace which is a very fine textured and slower growing red weeping type. David


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