Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'

Also called Ironwood


More About Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'

  • More compact and upright than the species
  • Red tassel-like flowers appear before the leaves
  • Green leaves emerge reddish and turn yellow, orange and red in the fall
  • Bark exfoliates on mature stems
  • Vase shaped, upright habit
  • Bloom Time: March to April

Zone:

5

Height:

9-10 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Red
You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.
×

Persian Ironwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Parrotia grows best in a slightly acidic soil, with a tolerance for a range of soil types and conditions; an excellent plant for urban situations. 


Parrotia persica 'Vanessa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Upright
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green
Red

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Parrotia persica 'Vanessa'