During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
Royal Purple Smoke Bush
Red in spring, purple in summer, and rich orange in autumn!
One of the most charming plants for spring-to-fall beauty, 'Royal Purple' is clothed in incomparable foliage that opens warm red, then deepens to a rich purple in summer and finally burnishes golden-orange in fall! Feathery purple plumes of flowers appear in midsummer, topping the stunning leaves with soft clouds of color!
10 feet high and wide, this Smoke Bush is the perfect back-of-the-border standout, accent planting, or barrier. Its rich, lush color simply glows in the garden, and you'll love the new look with each passing season!
Best grown in full sun for the widest color range, this plant is easy to care for, asking only well-drained soil and lots of light to continue its show for many years to come in your garden. Hardy in zones 4-8.
Variety 'Royal Purple'
Zone 4 - 8
Bloom Season Mid Summer - Late Summer
Plant Height 10 ft
Plant Width 10 ft
Additional Characteristics Fall Color, Flower
Bloom Color Purple
Bloom Season Summer
Foliage Color Purple
Light Requirements Full Sun
Soil Tolerance Normal, loamy
Uses Border, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Specimen, Ornamental
Currently shipping in 4 inch pots.