Velvet Cloak Smoke Tree
Cotinus coggygria 'Velvet Cloak'
Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||koh-TY-nus kog-GY-gree-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 12 ft. tall and as wide.|
|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, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
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