Cotinus coggygria (Smokebush)
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Smokebush

Plant Type: Shrubs

NEW FOR 2020

A large shrub or small tree that is known for its summer time smoke-like airy flower plumes of pink-purple, foliage emerges maroon- red in spring then turns to a dark purple in summer, in fall the foliage produces a real show with shades of yellow, orange and red.

  • Attracts birds
  • Impressive flowering and foliage color
  • Can be used as a large landscape shrub or small tree
Item # Pack Size  
2309008 25 2.75" Please Login for Pricing

Height:

10-15 ft

Zone:

4-8

Cotinus

Common Name: Smokebush

Smokebush are easy to grow and will tolerate a wide variety of soils except wet or poorly drained ones. Plant in full sun for the best leaf color which is everchanging and showy from spring through fall. Summer flowers are unusual, long lasting and look like a plume of smoke rising.  

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Songbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Attributes

Specimen
Long Blooming

Growth Rate in the Garden

Rapid

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Late Summer
Fall