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Cultural Details for Cotinus x 'Grace'

Common Name:

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Large clusters of pink flowers May-June appear to be fuzzy and light, like puffs of smoke. The small flowers are light red when young, darkening to blue-green with age.

Fruit Details:
Its small hard fruit is less than 0.5" in diameter, and usually inconspicuous

Fall Color:
The Deep, reddish-purple foliage fades to shades of red and orange in the fall.

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
No serious problems, however rusts, leaf spot, leaf rollers, and San Jose scale can become a problem

Native Habitat:
Hybrid origin

Other Features:
Purple foliage throughout growing season. From a cross between C. coggygria 'Velvet Cloak' x C. obovatus

Culture and Care:
Prefers well drained loam and sunny locations, but adaptable to wide variety of soils and pH ranges, including dry and rocky soils.

This plant was blooming:
5/17/2010 - 6/3/2010
5/20/2005 - 5/27/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.