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Cotinus x Grace (Smoke Bush)

Grown for foliage that emerges bright merlot red, then become a deeper shade of red, before turning red, gold, and orange in the fall. In summer, large purplish-pink feathery plumes appear and gives the shrub a ‘smoky’ appearance. Upright loose habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
12-15 ft tall x 12-15 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture