Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Summer
Botanical Pronunciation:ko-TI-nus ko-gig-ri-a
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Sunset climate zones:2 - 24, 29 - 41
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Purple
Blooms:Summer
Flower color:Purple
Design IdeasDark foliage, smoky blooms and warm fall colors make this an excellent addition to the garden. Plant it with other shrubs to accentuate its colors or use it as an informal specimen.
Companion PlantsPairs beautifully with the brilliant flowers and bold texture of Emberglow Montbretia and the vibrant variegated foliage of Color Flash® Astilbe.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Low
Once established, needs only occasional watering.