Acer palmatum Aka shigatatsu sawa
'Aka shigatatsu sawa' is one of my favorite maples. It is a rare cultivar with a green, yellow, and pink color combination. The leaves first emerge a maroon color, quickly changing to dark green veins on a yellow and pink background. It holds its color well in partial shade. This interesting specimen is sure to turn heads in any shay garden, eventually reaching a height of 9 feet.