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Lilla Smoke Bush

Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla'

Pronunciation: koh-TY-nus kog-GY-gree-uh
SKU #41598
4-10

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Description A dwarf form of the beloved "Royal Purple' cultivar, perfectly proportioned for smaller gardens. Forms a small, rounded, deciduous shrub with all of the color and interest of its larger cousin. Frothy plumes of pink flowers rise above the wine red foliage in the summer. Oval leaves turn shades of bright orange, coral, and red in the fall. A big impact in sunny borders with very low maintenance.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Small Spaces
Design Ideas Dark foliage, smoky blooms, and warm fall colors make this an excellent addition to the garden. Plant it with other shrubs of contrasting foliage colors to accentuate its dramatic color or use it as an informal specimen.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Purple
Companion Plants Ninebark (Ninebark); Switch Grass (Panicum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia)
CARE
Care Easy to grow in average soils; requires excellent drainage. Tolerates poor, rocky, infertile soils. Water deeply, regularly during the 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.

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