Sunday, April 11, 2010

Koto Strings & a Creature's Red Face!

With the return of Spring come the fantastic colors of new Japanese Maple foliage. Here are a couple that are leafing out in our garden this week.

Acer palmatum 'Koto No Ito'
楓 ’琴の糸’
Koto Strings (a Japanese string instrument)

Acer palmatum 'Shindeshojo'
楓 ’新出狸々’
Shojo is a mythical Chinese creature with a red face!

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