Japanese Maple Landscaping Ideas. There are hundreds of Japanese maple varieties that come in various sizes with a large assortment of leaf shapes and colors that range from shades. Japanese maple trees add grace and beauty through the seasons.
Japanese Maples create striking focal points in the garden in most seasons and are particularly breathtaking when draped in their brilliant foliage. Arching branches reach over the contrasting groundcover and reflect in a nearby pool of water. The plants you choose can be a subtle nod towards the overall theme of your garden, as well as creating the structure for your space.
Like with a brush of an artist the masters of Zen gardens add bold color spots introducing the living Japanese maple trees in their composition.
They bloom in spring, and this is when the red in their foliage is sometimes at its brightest.
But for this lifelong gardener and owner of Lush Life home and garden boutique, it's his hundreds of Japanese maples that make his garden so special. Simple garden space with a fine balance of rock, water and a touch of Japanese maple. by Charles McClure. Unfortunately, even the smallest maples present landscaping.