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Cotinus 'Grace' ('Grace' smoke tree)

Cotinus 'Grace' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Cotinus 'Grace' koe-TY-nus Common Name: 'Grace' smoke tree Synonyms: Cotinus X 'Grace' Genus: Cotinus
This cross of the European smoke bush (C. coggygria) and the American smoke tree (C. obovatus) is a gem in the garden thanks to its multiseason interest. Its iridescent spring foliage is green overlaid with red; then its large pink clouds of blooms in summer are followed by brilliant autumn foliage that ranges from red to orange. 'Grace' combines well with just about anything; asters, ornamental grasses, and Japanese maples are good places to start.
Care: Provide full sun and well-drained soil.
Problems: Verticillium wilt, powdery mildew.
Height 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Spread 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Fall Foliage; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Summer; Summer
Foliage Color Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Flower Color Pink Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs,Trees

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