We found on CL a local grower of Japanese maple trees. L and Q like them, so we bought 2 different types.
The first is a red leaf Japanese maple (Acer palmatum/Atropurpureum), also called a smooth Japnese Maple.
The 2nd is a 'Green Lace' Japanese maple.
Link for info to Japanese Maples
Pictures will be forthcoming once planted.