Vanessa Persian Ironwood
Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'
Medium-sized, deciduous tree with outstanding fall color; has a narrower, more upright habit than the species.
Moist but well-drained soil. Tolerates most soil types. Partial shade to full sun.
20' at maturity
10' at maturity
Crimson flowers bloom on the bare winter branches and remain through early spring.
Leaves turn vivid red and gold in early fall.
Bark of ï¿½Vanessaï¿½ will flake when the tree is well established.
This durable tree is beautiful in every season, as its foliage, branch structure and bark are all exceptional.