Hoar frost on purple smoke bush (Cotinus Coggygria)
This purple-green smoke bush is actually a lower branch on a seedling a friend gave me a few years ago. It has grown fast! Earlier this year it had purple-pink plumes that look sort of like smoke, hence the bush's name. Unfortunately, I did not think to take photos of them at the time so hopefully I will remember next year!
Beads of water on purple smoke bush
I love the way water beats up on the leaves.
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