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Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady'

Young Lady Smokebush

Smokebush

Comments

A dense and compact version of smokebush that is absolutely smothered in panicles of tiny flowers and fruit held on fuzzy, airy pinkish panicles, smoky from a distance; this wonderful new variety blooms at a younger age and flowers prolifically

Description

A dense and compact version of smokebush that is absolutely smothered in panicles of tiny flowers and fruit held on fuzzy, airy pinkish panicles, smoky from a distance; this wonderful new variety blooms at a younger age and flowers prolifically

Landscape Attributes

Young Lady Smokebush is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Young Lady Smokebush is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Young Lady Smokebush will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 feet

8 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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