Smokebush (Cotinus cog 'Royal Purple')

Smokebush (Cotinus cog 'Royal Purple')

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Bring the magnificent appearance of the Smokebush, also known as the “Cotinus cog. 'Royal Purple'” to your garden. These garden shrubs have stunning dark red-purple oval leaves that turn scarlet in autumn. In July and August, these shrubs are covered with fluffy plumes of purplish-pink flowers that look like a haze of billowing smoke. These plants are ideal for a sunny shrub or mixed border. The foliage, which appears almost translucent when backlit by the sun, is at its best when the plant has been pruned hard in March. These plants are a hardy and adaptable making them a great choice for any garden.
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Product TypePlant
Country Of OriginBritain
Weight35 kg
Latin NameCotinus cog. 'Royal Purple'
Plant Type Deciudous
Plant Height including Pot150-175cm - 210cm
Container Size35 L
Rootball/Container Diameter 36 cm
Growth Size & HabitatGrowth height up to 5m and a spread of 5m.
Growing Conditions

Adaptable to a variety of aspects (south, west, east facing).

To get the most of this beautiful foliage it thrives in full sun.

Soil Requirements

Able to grow in a variety of soil types (chalk, sand, loam, clay). Prefers a moist but well-drained, fertile soil.

Does not have pH preference and is adaptable to all levels (acid, alkaline, neutral).

Watering RequirementsWater adequately to ensure the soil is kept moist, not dry or muddy. No need for irrigation in winter.

In late winter or early spring it is advised to remove any misplaced, diseased or crossing branches that aren’t contributing to the plants overall aesthetics.

Alternatively you can, to produce larger leaves, cut the stems back to within two or three buds of the base in early spring.

Please see our FAQs for more information.

Delivery Cost

Free of charge on all full pallets and any orders over £1,000 + VAT.

A flat charge of £30 applies to any split-pack order under £1,000 + VAT.

POA delivery charges apply to the far reaches of the UK, contact us to get a delivery quote.

Delivery Times

Free* next day delivery available to certain postcodes. (*T&C's apply)

This product cannot be delivered on a Monday.


Cancel up to 14 days from the date of delivery. Products to be returned in the same condition and packaging. Products require watering in order to stay in the same condition.

You will be responsible for returning the product to London Stone. Collection can be made by us but this will incur a £40 + VAT collection charge.

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