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Cotinus coggygria purpurea

Purple Smoke Bush

This variation of the Smoke Bush is a hardy, deciduous shrub well suited to cooler areas. Soft purple foliage deepens in colour over summer, particularly if planted in full sun and is retained until autumn when it turns a brilliant orange colour. Tiny pink flowers are borne on the ends of long stalks over the warmer months, giving a dramatic effect similar to plumes of smoke.

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Common Name Purple Smoke Bush
Foliage Deciduous 226
Form Shrub 54
Mature Size 2-4 x 2-4m
Family Anarcardiaceae 7
Genus Cotinus 5
Species Coggygria purpurea 1
This tree looks good planted alone or within a mix of plants. The affect of its smokey-looking flowers adds a certain uniqueness to landscape designs.
Position & Soil
Will grow in a wide range of soils and climatic conditions but would prefer a full sun position in a well-drained soil.
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Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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