University of Rhode Island

Cotinus coggygria

Smokebush

Large deciduous shrub with bluish-green oval leaves on long petioles. Flowers in large panicles are covered with long hairs which create the "smoky" appearance. Adaptable to many soils types. Tolerates hot, dry, and gravelly sites. Full sun. 10-15' x 10-15'.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

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