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Red Smoketree 'Royal Purple'

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' is a red-leave variety with reddish brown flowers and a beautiful autumn colouration

Red Smoketree 'Royal Purple'


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Product information "Red Smoketree 'Royal Purple'"

The dark red foliage of the red smoketree is alone a feast for the eyes. When in June and July also the reddish brown petals appear, this ornamental shrub turns into a real eye-catcher. But even after flowering, the plant is good for a surprise; the typical, wig-like seeds appear and the autumn months also provide a charming autumn colouration.

Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' is absolutely hardy and adaptable to city climates. It tolerates both dryness and heat; only acidic soils should be avoided. If the soil is too acidic at the selected site, lime can be incorporated and the pH value increases. Pruning is hardly necessary, but in the spring cutting to thin out the plant can be carried out, removing the old shoots on the inside. Likewise in the spring, the shrub can be cut to 15 cm, so the growth height remains at 1.5 m.
The 2 m high shrub is used as a solitary plant, in groups or also in hedges or containers. The unusual seeds can easily be integrated into flowering plants or bouquets.
Growth: Upright and sparse, well-branched, insensitive to common garden pests
Final size: 2 m high and 1.5 m wide
Flowers: Reddish brown, June to July
Leaves: Dark red, wonderful autumn colouration
Speciality: Unusual seeds, good to use in flower arrangements or bouquets
  • Flowering Period June, July
  • Final height 140cm to 2m
  • Final width 100cm to 160cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Fragrance slightly scented
  • Use for containers, for cutting and drying, as a hedge, for group plantings, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil dry, moderately heavy, light, slightly alkaline, neutral
  • Location partial shade, full sun
  • Flower Colour red
  • Leaf Colour red

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