Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

Dramatic, long-lasting, pinkish purple, smoke-like airy seed clusters backed by reddish purple foliage create a prized small tree or large accent shrub. Foliage holds its color all summer, then turns scarlet red in autumn. Deciduous.

Light Needs: Full Sun

Watering Needs: Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat

Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 15 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide

Blooms: Summer

Plant Type: Shrub/small tree

Foliage Color: Purple

Flower Color: Purple

Garden Style: Rustic

USDA Zone: 4-8