Japanese Maple in Mr. Burbank's Yard
This beautiful shrub grows beside Mr. Burbank's own residence in his garden at Santa Rosa. Its qualities as an ornamental shrub, with vine clad walls for a background, are well revealed in this picture. There are several varieties of Japanese maple offering opportunities for cross-breeding experiments.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 10 Chapter 7