Cotinus The Velvet Fog™ Description
- The smokiest of the smokebushes
- Handsome blue-green oval leaves take on vivid fall color
- Flowers start green and turn to pink smoke
- Nice dense habit is ideal for landscaping
- Deer resistant
Special features: Fall interest, Deer resistant, Cut flower, Colorful foliage
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- Botanical name: Cotinus 'SMNCCPP3'
- Common name: Smokebush
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hours)
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- Soil type:
Average soil; Not fussy.
- Soil moisture:
Dry to moderate
- Height x width:
5-8' tall and wide
- Flower color:
- Foliage color:
Purple, deepening to near-black
- Season of interest:
Specimen, Flower gardens, Backdrop, Landscaping, Hedge
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Soil: Though it can tolerate some dryness once established, smokebush does best with moderate moisture. Flowers last longer with even moisture, too.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day)
Water: Dry to average
Space: min. 5' apart
Fertilizing: Little fertilizer is needed.
Winterizing: No special treatment is required. A 2-3" layer of shredded bark mulch is recommended.
Maintenance: No special care is required. Trim as needed in early spring.
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