Cotinus Winecraft Black®

Winecraft Series® Smokebush
$21.95 ea.
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A Color Extravaganza
A kaleidoscope of seasonal color captivates from spring through frost! Smoky plum-purple foliage deepens to nearly black then in fall it lights the landscape in wine reds and oranges. The rounded leaves are beautifully veined and after a summer shower, the water droplets glisten on the foliage like shimmering crystals. Wispy red flowers create a hazy-violet ‘smoke’ that gives this compact beauty its common name. Unlike conventional-sized Smokebush, Cotinus Winecraft Black® supplies a naturally rounded, compact habit that allows for placement in any landscape. The frothy flower sprays add a stunning airy texture to fresh or dried flower arrangements.

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Code COWB

Patent PP30,216 'NCCO1'

Plant Type Shrubs

Species coggygria

Height Tall 4-6'

Spacing Plant 4-6' apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal, Clay

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Product

Proven Winners

These varieties have been proven in trials around the world to be vigorous and easy to grow. Best of all, Proven Winners are known to be absolutely covered with vibrant, long-blooming flowers.

Special Features

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • Good for Hedge

Cotinus General Information

Smokebush makes a striking specimen plant and is also quite effective as a lower hedge or mass planting. Colorful foliage and blooms provide interest from spring to frost. Soft panicles of blooms in summer create a misty 'smoke' that makes this a popular landscape shrub. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Cotinus Plant Care

Low maintenance. Pruning is rarely required. Blooms on old wood. Prune only to remove dead wood or lightly shape in spring. Plant in full sun for best color and flowering.