COTINUS

Commonly known as Smoke bush, Smoketree

All flower JUL-SEPT

Attractive billowy, smokey plumes in late summer and a good, variable autumn colour are the attractive features of this large shrub.

Genus of 5 species of deciduous trees and shrubs from rocky habitats from the Mediterranean region to China and southern USA.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    The smoky haze of soft flower plumes in summer give the plant its common name. Cutting stems back hard to within 2-3 buds of the base in early spring produces larger leaves.
    Place of origin
    Mediterranean to China, southern USA.
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Cotinus - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of COTINUS

COTINUS coggygria

COTINUS coggygria

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

green leaves with attractive autumn colouring

 
£15.50 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Flame'

COTINUS coggygria 'Flame'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

large green leaves which turn brilliant orange-red

 
£16.50 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Lady'

COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Lady'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

bright golden leaves with good autumn colour when leaves turn orange..

 
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£45.00  
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COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Spirit'

COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Spirit'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

attractive yellow foliage all through the summer followed by beautiful red and orange shades in the autumn

 
£16.50 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Lilla'

COTINUS coggygria 'Lilla'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

compact habit with red-purple leaves and panicles of fluffy pink flowers

 
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£50.00 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
COTINUS coggygria 'Old Fashioned'

COTINUS coggygria 'Old Fashioned'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

upright habit with blue-green leaves tinted purple-pink when young. Plumes of yellow-green flowers in late spring, early summer

 
£16.50 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Royal Purple'

COTINUS coggygria 'Royal Purple'

Purple smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

striking deep purple foliage

 
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£50.00  
COTINUS coggygria 'Smokey Joe'

COTINUS coggygria 'Smokey Joe'

Smoke bush, Smoketree

fresh green foliage and large intense pink 'smoke' flowers

 
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£35.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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COTINUS coggygria 'Young Lady'

COTINUS coggygria 'Young Lady'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

outstandingly large silky flowers with a tinge of pink in summer

 
£16.50 each 
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COTINUS 'Grace'

COTINUS 'Grace'

Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree

large soft purplish leaves turning scarlet in autumn and large purplish flower clusters

 
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£16.50 each 
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£37.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Useful extras...

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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