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Smoke Bush


Varieties we commonly carry include:  Royal purple, Golden spirit


Plant Type:    Deciduous shrub

Zone:    4-8

Height:    10-15 feet

Spread:    10-15 feet

Light:    Full sun

Soil:    Rich, moist, well-drained

Uses:    Accent, focal point, foliage color, mixed border

Flower:    Billowing smokelike plumes in May and June

Foliage:    Spoon-shaped oval leaves, 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches long and wide; broad, loose, multistemmed, open form

Pruning:    Early spring before flower buds have shown, or in late winter if cutting all the way to the ground

Deer Resistant:    Rarely significantly damaged