Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'

£12.95

(Purple-leaved Smoke Bush) First class shrub, Cotinus 'Royal Purple' has deep purple, rounded leaves in spring and summer which turn fiery shades of red/orange before falling in autumn

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots (3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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First class shrub, Cotinus 'Royal Purple' has deep purple, rounded leaves in spring and summer which turn fiery shades of red/orange before falling in autumn. In the summer flower heads appear which resemble wispy plumes of pink smoke above the darker foliage.

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' is a fine choice of shrub for a sunny border where the leaves are lit up to appear like stained glass by the sun.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' grows to be a large branching, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Pruning: In smaller gardens, Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' can be pruned back hard in March each year to encourage fresh new growth and reduce the end size.
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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