Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'

Common Name: Persian Ironwood Vanessa

An attractive deciduous tree or shrub with dense, glossy foliage year-round. During autumn, the canopy transforms from shades of emerald green to vibrant hues of yellow, rosy pink, and scarlet red before dropping to the earth. Small, spidery flowers are borne from bare branches during late winter and early spring, and contrast against furrowed, flaky gray bark. 'Vanessa' is a dense and upright form, growing about half as wide as the species.

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones 2B - 7, 14 - 17

Mature Height: 15 - 35 feet

Mature Width: 15 - 35 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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