Acer palmatum Beni hoshi
'Beni hoshi' has small leaves which emerge bright red in spring changing to green in summer. Fall colors are yellow and orange. Its name means "red star". This fairly new cultivar was introduced in 1992 by Del's Japanese Maple Nursery. 'Beni hoshi' makes a statement in any small garden. It is also suitable for container and bonsai. This cultivar only reaches 6 feet in ten years.