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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 - trees and shrubs
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full sun - purple-leaved varieties show best colour in full sun.
  • Partial shade
  • 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.
  • Pests & Diseases - susceptible to Verticillium wilt. Powdery mildew may affect purple-leaved varieties.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean to China, southern USA.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
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Cotinus - Growing Guide

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COTINUS coggygria

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Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Green leaves with attractive autumn colouring
 
£15.00 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Flame'  AWARD

COTINUS coggygria 'Flame'  >


Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Large green leaves which turn brilliant orange-red
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - 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.
Large £35.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Spirit'  AWARD

COTINUS coggygria 'Golden Spirit'  >


Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Attractive yellow foliage all through the summer followed by beautiful red and orange shades in the autumn
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Large £35.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

COTINUS coggygria 'Lilla'

COTINUS coggygria 'Lilla'  >


Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Compact habit with red-purple leaves and panicles of fluffy pink flowers
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £35.00 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Old Fashioned'

COTINUS coggygria 'Old Fashioned'  >


Commonly known as: 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
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Large £35.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2022 - 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.

COTINUS coggygria 'Royal Purple'  AWARD

COTINUS coggygria 'Royal Purple'  >


Commonly known as: Purple smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Striking deep purple foliage
 
£16.00 each 
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Large £45.00  

COTINUS coggygria 'Rubrifolius'

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Commonly known as: Purple smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Purplish foliage
 
£15.00 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Smokey Joe'

COTINUS coggygria 'Smokey Joe'  >


Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Smoketree.
Fresh green foliage and large intense pink 'smoke' flowers
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Large £35.00 each 
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COTINUS coggygria 'Young Lady'  AWARD

COTINUS coggygria 'Young Lady'  >


Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Outstandingly large silky flowers with a tinge of pink in summer
 
£15.00 each 
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COTINUS 'Grace'

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Commonly known as: Smoke bush, Venetian sumach, Wig tree.
Large soft purplish leaves turning scarlet in autumn and large purplish flower clusters
 
Small £16.00 each 
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Large £37.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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