The Velvet Fog smokebush is the most floriferous we have ever seen.That means you get more of what this perennially popular flowering shrub does best: big, showy, smoky seedheads in summer. The red-pink plumes make a really nice, appealing contrast with the blue-green foliage. Fantastic planted as a specimen or hedge, thanks to its lush, full branching and form.
Available at better garden centers in spring 2021.
Top reasons to grow The Velvet Fog smokebush:
– More flowers than conventional smokebush
– Bright pink plumes are colorful for weeks every summer
– Handsome blue-green foliage looks beautiful even when the plant isn’t in bloom
60 – 96 Inches
Part Sun to Sun
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Specimen or Focal Point
Makes a lovely specimen or addition to perennial gardens and flower borders.
It’s best to avoid pruning smokebush regularly, though you may selectively remove branches to attain the shape you desire. It’s quite versatile and easy to grow. Can be trained and pruned to grow as a tree or a shrub, depending on your preference.