Royal Purple Smoke Tree
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||koh-TY-nus kog-GY-gree-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.|
|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 Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Ninebark (Ninebark); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Switch Grass (Panicum); Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia); Potentilla (Potentilla)|
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: 4-8