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Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Purple-leaved Smoke Bush

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'
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Description

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.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, 25 - 40 cm tall)


  • 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.

 


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