Burgundy Smoke Bush (for foliage/texture)
Mallory's October Floral Board
Smokebush - Cotinus coggygria
Smoke bushes always earn star status in fall and ‘Old Fashioned’ (Cotinus coggygria) seen in the foreground is no exception. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
It doesn't have to be that organized to be inviting.
purple smoke bush (Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’). this is the kind of form we'd be striving for so you can see underneath the canopy.
Complementary Colors - Create a dramatic display in your garden by partnering contrasting foliages such as purple smokebush, Japanese forestgrass, and 'Palace Purple' coralbells.
Cotinus 'Grace' - smoke bush. But..it's deciduous. Dang! Grows fast.
Trees small or tall shrubs zone 9
Clematis growing through smokebush More
Bamboo & Tropical Plants
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Common name: Purple smoketree ‘Royal Purple’ * What it is: A small tree or large shrub with rich, deep-burgundy, oval leaves and airy, pinkish flower clusters in summer that look like puffs of pink smoke. Leaves turn scarlet in fall.