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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' - Royal Purple Smokebush

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' - Royal Purple Smokebush

More About Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

  • Long lasting, small, cloud-like, pinkish flowers appear above the leaves
  • Rich maroon leaves emerge late in the spring
  • Leaves turn a rich red-purple in the fall
  • Upright, vase-shaped habit becomes oval with age
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Zone:

5

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

Purple
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Royal Purple Smokebush Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant will tolerate many types of soil i.e. rocky or dry, but not moist, low areas. It grows best in full sun, but will keep its colour in light shade. It can be pruned or trained into a tree form.


Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Xeriscape
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Oval
Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Purple

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen

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