Cotinus – Winecraft Black®

Garden Height
48 - 72
60 - 84
48 - 72
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Pink, Red
Light Level
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Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Fun Facts

It isn't technically the flowers that create the hazy, smoke-like effect this plant is so loved for - it's the seedpods that form after the flowers have faded. 

Fall Interest

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Winecraft Black smokebush is very easy to care for and requires little to nothing in the way of regular maintenance. Plant in full sun for best color and flowering. Pruning will rarely be required but may be done in spring.

Uses Notes

Smokebush makes a striking specimen, but is also effective as a low hedge or mass planting.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Heat Zones 8

Flower Form Border Plant, Landscape, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil

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