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Cotinus The Velvet Fog™
ENLARGE IMAGE Colorful foliage and very cool flowers.
  • The Velvet Fog smokebush blooms more than other varieties.
  • The Velvet Fog smokebush blooms more than other varieties
  • The Velvet Fog smokebush blooms more than other varieties

Cotinus The Velvet Fog™

Smoking hot smokebush
ZONE 5,6,7,8
As low as $14.99
  • A smokebush with serious flower power
  • Deer resistant
  • Grow in full sun for best color and blooming
  • Ship size: Starter Quart
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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

Quick Facts

  • Botanical name: Cotinus 'SMNCCPP3'
  • Common name: Smokebush
  • Zone:
  • Sun exposure:
    Full sun (6+ hours)
  • Delivery:
    See schedule
  • Ship form:
    Starter quart
  • 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:
  • Uses:
    Specimen, Flower gardens, Backdrop, Landscaping, Hedge
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  • Cannot ship to:
    AK, HI



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.