Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) Screening Panels

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Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) screening panels are beautiful small trees or large shrubs.  In the wild it is found growing south and south-west of the Caspian Sea in what was Northern Persia and in the Lenkoran region of Russia (now in Azerbaijan).

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Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) Screening Panels

Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) is a small tree that packs a powerful punch offering year-round interest.  In the spring and Summer, the serrated witch hazel like leaves are dark green with the new foliage purple in colour.  In Autumn the foliage turns stunning fiery colour shades of purple, red, orange and yellow which can last for several weeks.

Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) has clusters of delicate witch hazel-like ruby-red petal-less flowers that are borne on bare branches from February-March.  As a final offering from this stunning tree that keeps on giving the bark which is silvery grey will when it reaches maturity flake to reveal shades of pink, green and yellow underneath.

Persian Ironwood (Parrotia persica) is a hardy tree that grows well in most soils and aspects, but best results are in a moist well drained acidic soil.

Parrotia persica or Persian Ironwood was given an award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1984.

In the wild it is found growing south and south-west of the Caspian Sea in what was Northern Persia and in the Lenkoran region of Russia (now in Azerbaijan).

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50 cm, 100 cm, 150 cm, 180cm

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