Pink Champagne Smokebush
Cotinus coggygria 'Pink Champagne'
Pink Champagne Smokebush flowers
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Height: 10 feet
Spread: 10 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4b
Other Names: Smoketree
One of the better known shrubs for garden use, the species itself features deep green leaves with absolutely superb fall colors, salmon-pink flowers and inflorescences give a fuzzy, smoky appearance throughout summer, hence the name
Pink Champagne Smokebush features airy panicles of salmon flowers with coral-pink stalks at the ends of the branches from early to late summer. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The round leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall.
Pink Champagne Smokebush is a 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.
Pink Champagne Smokebush is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Pink Champagne Smokebush will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.
This tool is an online resource representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for current availability. It does not include our entire selection of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.