The new growth of ?Royal Purple? smokebush positively glowsOne discovery Deacon made in his foliage search is that, except for black mondo grass, there aren?t many black plants with long, strappy leaves. ?Many dark plants have roughly the same size leaf,? he says. ?Even though colour is the priority and has to be consistent, you also want to have variety of form.?

The new growth of ?Royal Purple? smokebush positively glows.