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Autumn Fire (Continus 'Grace')

Continus 'Grace', looked stunning as it came into its autumn colours. The smokebush as it's commonly named, just before she dropped her leaves.



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oh wow , fantastic colouring

17 Mar, 2010

 

It's pretty spectacular isn't it? Mind you, it was blowing a gale and so cold when I took this! I also have a Continus 'Spirit', which has bright lime green leaves. :o))

17 Mar, 2010

 

lovely colour flori...

17 Mar, 2010

 

To be honest, through the year it is just green,nothing quite as spectacular as the dark purple one which we had but lost, but it does make up for it as Autumn falls Sb :o))

17 Mar, 2010

 

This is absolutely stunning.

19 Mar, 2010

 

Isn't it?! Got another photo posted showing more of 'Grace', where you can see the whole shrub. :o))

19 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely warm fire.

22 Mar, 2010

 

Guess it called Smoke bush for a reason ha ha! Thanks for comment x

22 Mar, 2010

 

Gorgeous - Grace is my favourite Cotinus. :-)

27 Apr, 2010

 

During the Autumn, she really comes into her own, Muddy! We have had to trim it back a bit this year,as was getting so big,so hope she does just as well the end of this year too, have got my fingers crossed!! Thanks for your comment, as always good to hear from you :~))

27 Apr, 2010

 

Hi Flori (now we're on abbreviated terms !), I pruned my 'Grace' back hard to about 6ins from the ground a few weeks ago - it looks terminal, but she will burst back to 6 or 7 ft high in no time and have leaves the size of saucers. I'm unlikely to get flowers, but it's those gorgeous leaves I'm after ! :-))

28 Apr, 2010

 

Wow Muddy!! And there was I feeling bad about cutting off a large branch!!!! The guilt was dreadful (how sad am I?), but it has improved the 'shrub' a lot,but 6inches?? Pruning back does improve a plant and keeps all its energy going where it should be,but I am a real wimp when it comes to cutting back, but as you said,it really does grow back in no time,and usually better for it. Better to keep it manageable than have to remove it altogether cos it has outgrown its place and become a bit of a monster!! :~()

28 Apr, 2010

 

Oooh that's a wonderful colour

7 Jul, 2010

 

She really does look incredible come the Autumn, Bb! I love Autumn colours :~))

7 Jul, 2010

 

Stunning colours :o)

29 Sep, 2010

 

I swear that some plants just come into their own at this time of year, Pip! Am so glad that you like it...thank you for visiting my page....x

29 Sep, 2010



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