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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Common Name: Smoke Bush Family: Anacardiaceae (The Cashew Family)

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
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A very useful shrub with foliage emerging maroon red, maturing to a deep wine purple and then giving way to rich scarlet fall colour. The name smoke bush comes from the smokey haze of the flowers as they cover the plant in summer. Foliage is beautiful covered in dew (pictured). Prune to maintain desired size. Can be pruned into a standard (tree) shape.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Dry hillsides, rocky places and open woods, usually on limestone, to 1300m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread5-8'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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