The purple-leafed "Smokebush" require a sunny position to bring out the intense purple foliage from spring to autumn.
'Velvet Cloak' produces fluffy pinkish flower plumes giving the appearance of clouds of smoke.
These flowers appear from November till January
It has excellent autumn colour, turning bright orange-red.
It can grow to a height to 3m or more, but responds very well to pruning to keep it as a small shrub.
It is often used as a colour-accent plant in a perennial border
Advanced sizes available in Nursery.