The Main Plant entry for Smoketrees (Cotinus coggygria)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Smoketrees.

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


Photo gallery:

Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 7:29 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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