Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla'
(Dwarf Purple-leaved Smoke Bush) A new and attractive dwarf shrub, Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla' has deep wine red summer leaves which turn pretty shades of red, orange and yellow before falling in autumn.
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A new and attractive dwarf shrub, Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla' has deep wine red summer leaves which turn pretty shades of red, orange and yellow before falling in autumn. In the summer, it has masses of flower heads appear which resemble wispy plumes of pink smoke above the darker foliage.
Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla' is a superb shrub and significantly smaller and more compact than the similar Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'.
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: July - August.
- Flower Colour: Pale pink
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Cotinus coggygria 'Lilla' grows to be a small, compact shrub.
- Height: 1 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft).
- Spread: 1 - 1.2 m (3 - 4 ft).
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Small (less than 5 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, To grow in a pot
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