Life Of A Tree by Aaron Reed . A tree in a garden is never alone. Here is an image of a Japanese Maple in the Portland Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon. This isn't THE tree but one of 10 or so Japanese Maples that can be found there.
Noted for its reliability and distinctive foliage color, Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' is a slow-growing deciduous shrub with an elegant, broad, arching habit and nicely contorted branches. In spring, this Laceleaf Japanese Maple produces sm