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Cotinus Grace
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Cotinus coggygria 'Grace'

Smoke Tree

Description: A bushy tree or shrub with large rounded mid-green leaves, turning vivid purple-orange-red colours before falling in autumn. In summer it is covered with a smoky haze of soft open flower plumes, giving it a smoke-like appearance. 

History: Raised in the late 1970s by Hillier Nurseries propagator, Peter Dummer as part of the series from the same cross known as Dummer Hybrids. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Cotinus Growing Tips: Best planted in full sun or partial shade position with moist but well-drained chalk, clay, sand or loam soil.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 4m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - June Flowering month - June
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Replacement prune Replacement prune