- Common Name(s):
- Smokebush, Smoketree
- Daydream, Royal Purple, Nordine Red, Purple Splendor, Velvet Cloak
- Shrubs, Trees
Fibrous root system; easy to transplant; drought tolerant. This plant is occasionally damaged by deer.
- 10-15 ft.
- Produces cloud of airy, smoky pink flowers on current season growth
- Sun; range of soil types
- Open, spreading, irregular, shrubby; rounded
- 8-14 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- 1.5-3.5 in. alternate, simple leaf with parallel veins; yellow, red, purple fall color
NCCES plant id: 1970