Cotinus coggygria


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Noun1.Cotinus coggygria - Old World shrub having large plumes of yellowish feathery flowers resembling puffs of smokeCotinus coggygria - Old World shrub having large plumes of yellowish feathery flowers resembling puffs of smoke
smoke bush, smoke tree - any of several shrubs or shrubby trees of the genus Cotinus
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At the back of the border, you could use species more than 1.8m tall, including Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple', Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom) and Trachelospermum jasminoides.
Above, red-hot pokers and a fast-growing Cotinus coggygria 'Old Fashioned' emerge from behind shimmering Westringia 'Wynyabbie Highlight'.
Alternatively try 'Think Purple' and combine the 90-120cm tall Allium giganteum with purple-leaved shrubs such as the smoke bush Cotinus coggygria or the elderberry Sambucus Black Lace, along with bold drifts of tulip Queen of Night.
Our cotinus coggygria glows red and the foliage of my favourite acer, A.
Growth promoting effect of tetra (Cotinus coggygria) and laurel (Laurus nobilis) on rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
At the back of the border you could use species more than 1.8m tall, including Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple', Choisya ternata (Mexican orange blossom) and Trachelospermum jasminoides.
Without a photo I can only take a wild guess but the first thing that springs to mind is Cotinus coggygria. It's also known as the Smoke Bush because its plumes of tiny pink flowers form clouds above the foliage almost like delicate puffs of smoke.
* "It is also striking with any golden foliage shrub, especially Cotinus coggygria Golden Spirit, an unusual smoke bush with gold leaves and copper plumes, which pick up the physocarpus's colour.
Use the upright columnar juniperus chinensis Pyramidalis with its prickly glaucous leaves in combination with the purple-leaved smoke bush cotinus coggygria Royal Purple.
Shrubs offering interest over two seasons are particularly useful, such as Mahonia x media, which has yellow winter flowers and architectural, evergreen foliage, and Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple', with purple leaves that turn red in autumn.
One example of a clonally produced plant is Royal Purple smokebush, (Cotinus coggygria `Royal Purple').