Smoke Bush

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Smoke Bush - Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Common Name: Smoke Bush
Genus: Cotinus
Species: coggygria
Cultivar: 'Royal Purple'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has colourful autumn foliage
Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Purple, RedFlowering Period: July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

The Smoke bush gets its name from the clusters of grey-white, tiny flowers that, from a distance, look a bit like smoke. The flowers are produced in summer. Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ is a deciduous shrub, it has dark purple, rounded leaves that turn scarlet-red before they drop in autumn.



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