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Shrubs With Dark Foliage: Smokebush

It's Not All About the "Smoke"

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Smokebush is named for its puffy blooms....
Smoke bush's foliage is dark enough to serve as a nice backdrop for brightly colored flowers.

Picture showing how smokebush's dark foliage can serve as a nice backdrop for brightly colored flowers.

David Beaulieu
But this shrub's dark foliage is also useful in the landscape. Like the purple leaf sand cherry pictured earlier in this photo gallery, it can serve as a nice backdrop for yellow flowers, white flowers or orange flowers.

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