tree, shrub

Cotinus coggygria | Smoke Tree

Smoke Tree is a tree or shrub grown for its colorful foliage rather than flowers. The interesting "flower puffs" are actually faded flowers. Fall color in shades of yellow and orange is an attraction. 'Royal Purple' is a popular selection; additional selections are available with foliage in different colors. Best with some protection from the sun in hot summer regions. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 15 feet high

Width: 15 feet wide


Foliage Color: purple

Flower Color: green

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: hummingbirds