The color of the leaves, the contrast with other plants, the light shining through: for many this is the point of Smoke Bush. For others, it's all about the flowers that look like puffs of smoke at the tips of this singular bush.
Pieris 'Forest Flame' AGM - large evergreen shrub, the young foliage bright red, becoming pink and cream, finally green. Small cream bell-shaped flowers in large branched clusters in spring. 2.5 x 1.5m
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' - ( Sweet spire ) AGM Family Iteaceae Originating from N. America From July to September, this handsome deciduous shrub produces pendant racemes of sweetly scented, tiny white flowers on it’s arching branches. Bees love the flowers. Its attractive dark green leaves turn a stunning rich, wine red in autumn and often persist until mid-winter.