Often labeled as Fagus sylvatica ‘Roseomarginata’ this the same cultivar as F. sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’. By whichever name the foliage of this beech has exceptionally unique variegation. When the leaves emerge in springtime the dark purple leaves are edged in pink or rose. The purple centers turn more bronze green with pale pink or white edges as summer progresses, ultimately turning bronze gold in autumn.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ (European Beech) is a beautiful, small, deciduous tree noted for its striking variegated foliage. The leaves, 4 in. long (10 cm), emerge purple with pink margins in spring, mature to dark bronze-green with pinkish white margins as the season progresses.
‘Purpurea Pendula’ is a shrubby, weeping, purple-leaved form with a mushroom shape. Its flexible branches adapt well to training, or if left to grow naturally, the weeping branches arch and sprawl to create an impressive, purple-black mound.
agus sylvatica or the Red Obelisk is a beautiful tall tree that can reach up to 50 feet in height, with deep burgundy leaves that are similar in appearance to crinkled paper. The serrated leaves on the Red Obelisk turn a brilliant coppery-bronze in the fall making this an eye catching addition to your property or commercial landscape.