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Cotinus coggygria 'Red Spirit'


Cotinus coggygria 'Red Spirit'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Large deciduous shrub with long erect branches. Fabulous rounded purple-grey leaves in spring turning to a rich colour of brilliant red-orange in autumn. Showy clusters of pink flowers in summer, giving the illusion of smoke. Hardy. Deciduous, great for dry sites. Sun or semi-shade. Wonderful for colour and contrast in the garden.

 
Genus
Cotinus
Species   coggygria
Cultivar   'Red Spirit'

Common name
Smoke bush

Family name
Anacardiaceae
Place of origin
United States


DETAILS
Height
3 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Prefers a sheltered site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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