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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (smoke bush)

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£11.99 Pot size: 3 litre
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Product Description

A stunning, deciduous shrub with deep maroon leaves that turn bright orange before falling in autumn. In July and August, it is festooned with fluffy plumes of purplish-pink flowers that look like a haze of smoke.

This is an eye-catching specimen plant for a sunny shrub or mixed border. The foliage, which appears almost translucent when backlit by the sun, is at its best when the plant has been pruned hard in March.

Additional Information

Plant type Shrubs
Flower colour Pink
Flowering season Summer
Special features Architectural, Low maintenance
Position Sun, Light shade
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil type Sandy, Clay, Normal
Size Large
Eventual height 500cm
Eventual spread 500cm
Pot size 3 litre
Hardiness Hardy
Suggested uses Beds and borders, Specimen, Flower arranging, Cottage style garden, Contemporary style garden
Foliage Deciduous
Vigour Medium growing
Award of Garden Merit Yes
Care instructions Grow in moist well-drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate partial shade. In late winter or early spring remove any misplaced, diseased or crossing branches.