• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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.