smoke bush


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Related to smoke bush: Cotinus coggygria
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any of various shrubs of the genus Conospermum with panicles of mostly white woolly flowers

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It's also known as the Smoke Bush because its plumes of tiny pink flowers form clouds above the foliage almost like delicate puffs of smoke.
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You will see many shrubs for spring and summer colour and hebes, potentilla, and buddleia for instant autumn flowers and some brilliant Japanese maples (acer) and smoke bush (cotinus) for bright autumn foliage colour.
My favourite is C Lucifer, a fairly tall variety growing 4ft, which produces brilliant red flowers and looks wonderful alongside the purple-leaved smoke bush, Cotinus Royal Purple, or against a backdrop of acid-green evergreens.
Lucifer', a fairly tall variety growing to 120cm (4ft), which produces brilliant red flowers and looks wonderful grown alongside the purple-leaved smoke bush, Cotinus 'Royal Purple', or against a backdrop of acid-green evergreens.
Blazing crocosmias and red hot pokers, burnt orange heleniums and deep yellow rudbeckias will brighten up any border at this time of year partnered with impressive foliage plants such as the smoke bush (Cotinus) and cordyline.
The blues of viola and larkspur would also suit your colour palette, along with the silver-grey foliage of mugwort (Artemisia Powys Castle) and the reddish purple hues of the smoke bush (Cotinus Grace).
The blues of viola and larkspur would also suit your colour palette, along with the silver-grey foliage of mugwort (Artemisia 'Powys Castle') and the reddish purple hues of the smoke bush (Cotinus 'Grace').
The smoke bush is one of those large shrubs you tend to admire as a mature specimen in other people's gardens.
Those which are more difficult to move include buddleia, berberis, cotoneaster, smoke bush, ceanothus, winter-flowering jasmine and ribes (flowering currant).
Flower and foliage colors and textures blend well too; brushlike lipstick red flowers of Callistemon viminalis 'Little John' and tiny deep rose leptospermum flowers, for instance, create high notes near the brooding bronze smoke bush (Cotinus coggygria) and the sprightly apple green manzanita foliage.
It is also striking with any golden foliage shrub, especially Cotinus coggygria Golden Spirit, an unusual smoke bush with rounded golden leaves and copper plumes which pick up the colour of the physocarpus.
So find a spot for amazing plants, such as Amelanchier, Japanese acers, the smoke bush Cotinus coggygria and stag's horn sumach to create dramatic focal points when the temperature drops.
BEST OF THE BUNCH Cotinus (Smoke bush) With its clouds of wispy flowerheads, the smoke bush provides a brilliant stand-alone feature growing to around 3m (10ft).