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Grace Smoke Tree

Cotinus x 'Grace'

SKU
02815
A delightful composition of mixed textures with big feathery plumes and large rounded leaves. Foliage is a vibrant wine red when young, darkening to a plum red at maturity. Expect brilliant shades of orange-red in the fall. An excellent shrub with artful branching for multi-season interest. Performs even in rocky, infertile soils! Deciduous.
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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkoh-TY-nus
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Switch Grass (Panicum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Tickseed (Coreopsis)

Easy to grow in average soils; requires excellent drainage. Tolerates poor, rocky, infertile soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in spring. Prune heavily every few years to promote new growth with larger, more colorful foliage.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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