Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' - leaf colour in July
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
  • Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' - leaf colour in July

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

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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.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature 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
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Honey Fungus Resistant, Autumn Colour, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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