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Royal Purple Smoke Tree

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Pronunciation: koh-TY-nus kog-GY-gree-uh
SKU #02814
4-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Dramatic, long-lasting, pinkish purple, smoke-like airy seed clusters backed by reddish purple foliage create a prized small tree or large accent shrub. Foliage holds its color all summer, then turns scarlet red in autumn. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Design Ideas Dark 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.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Purple
Companion Plants Ninebark (Ninebark); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Switch Grass (Panicum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Potentilla (Potentilla)
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10

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