There’s been lots going on in the garden over the past few weeks, and I have plenty of flower and foliage pictures to share with you. We’re in the midst of a stormy spell right now, tho…
Purple Smoke tree - Cotinus coggygria royal purple - There several shades of purple smoke trees but this one if my favorite....I love the deep burgundy "smoke." You should see how beautiful these look after a light rain...covered in little crystal balls of water.
Surprising Planting Pairings
What happens when a plant biologist and a landscape artist team up to create a garden on a California hillside? Surprising plant combinations at every turn
Smoke Bush ... Botanical name: Cotinus ‘Grace’ (syn. Cotinus X 'Grace') Common names: 'Grace' smoke tree; 'Grace' smoketree; 'Grace' smoke bush; 'Grace' smokebush USDA zones: 4-9 Water requirement: average; do not overwater Sun requirement: Full sun Mature size: 10-15’ h x 10-15’ spread Tolerances: drought, no significant pest problems, deer, resistant to oak root fungus
FLORA GRUBB GARDENS
Flora Grubb Gardens is a garden, garden design, palm tree, houseplant, garden pot, furniture and home decor store located in San Francisco, California. Visit us in person, drink Ritual Coffee, and be inspired. We are located at 1634 Jerrold Avenue and open 7 days a week.