Cotinus Winecraft Gold®

Winecraft Series® Smokebush

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Suffused with a Golden Glow
A burst of sunshine! Rounded waxy leaves emerge sunny orange and soon take on cheery yellow hues. A billowing cloud of green airy plumes turn to pink puffs to create a dream-like smoky effect above the foliage. Stunning! Cotinus Winecraft Gold® is an improved gold Smokebush with good burn resistance and better branching to create a dense shrub.


Patent PP30,327 'MINCOJAU3'

Plant Type Shrubs

Species coggygria

Height Tall 4-6'

Spacing Plant 4' apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Mid-Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 5-8

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.