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Cotinus coggygria/Smoketree

Cotinus coggygria / Cotinus coggygria
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Cultivar with purpule flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Cotinus coggygria
Common Name: Smoketree
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: A shrub that is easily transplanted and will grow under less than ideal soil and water conditions. Subject to verticillium wilt. Best reserved for locations in the upper South. Does not bloom uniformily in the hot, humid lower South. Where it does well, this shrub is quite sensational in bloom.