Ukigumo. People like this tree. Wrong! People LOVE this tree. A Japanese Maple like no other. A head turner. An award winner. A poem, a cloud, a welcome home. Here is a small tree that shows off its unique foliage of green and pink and white with a soft spring glow. Every time I drive home my tree is sitting in the driveway and it brings a smile to my face. Every time Ukigumo makes me happy. It never disappoints. Here is my Ukigumo as it travels through time:
6 thoughts on “Ukigumo, You’ve Been With Me Four Years!”
Lovely. And what better than an elegant, living, work of nature’s art to welcome you home every evening. Enjoy!
Thank you! Japanese Maples are practically perfect!
I have always wanted to grow this but Japanese maples do not do well here…but this is one I want
We have one in almost every yard, that and rhododendrons. What’s in every yard in New York?
I like them so much that I have two in the drylands of Boise! They do o.k. as long as they get early morning sun only. I love yours and have not seen this variety at the nurseries around here. I’ll look for it as I’ve had a “craving” to get another one. I just love ’em!