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Japanese Maple Focal Point
Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Mondo Grass
Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Common name:Bloodgood Japanese Maple
Botanical name:Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

The Japanese Maple is a small tree standing only 20-25 feet high and 20 feet wide. It's outstanding foliage is a somber red and contrasts nicely with the bark. The tree also has a striking scarlet fall color.

Mondo Grass

Common name:Mondo Grass
Botanical name:Ophiopogon japonicus

This Ophiopogon japonicus is a grass-like plant growing to about 6-8' high. Its leaves are 1/8" wide, and about 8-12" long. It makes a beautiful ground cover or accent plant, and does well in oriental gardens.

Designer: William S. Snowden Landscape

Japanese Maple Focal Point

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.