Summer Solstice marks an important time here at Botanica, and is steeped in myth and fable. In particular, we talk about the Elder tree which has a huge presence in the back and beyond of Suffolk.
"Many thanks for the delivetry of our plant - a very nice specimen in perfect condition. We are so please with it, we shall be ordering another one today.."Thank you.M Brown
The Smoke Tree has smooth round green leaves which colour up nicely in autumn. In June and July it produces plume-like inflorescences up to 20cm long. They turn smoky-grey in late summer.
With some of the characteristics of both its parents C.coggygria and C. obovatus this form always produces a fabulous autumn colouring leaf diplsy of orange and red. Attractive pink flowers set amongst the round green leaves
A much grown and still popular purple leaved shrub of easy cultivation, leaves an attractive display of plum purple red in spting suffused with yellow and orange tones as autumn takes effect.
A good golden yellow leaved form which can be grown in an open sunny position without scorching badly
A neat compact form of the well known 'Smokebush' dark green leaves with all the fabulous smoky grey inflorescences in late summer
A tall and vigorous hybrid Smoke Tree, with charming soft purple foliage that turns scarlet in autumn. More spectacular are its flowers, which appear in long, conical clusters of purpley-pink.
Deep velveting red leaf colour throughout summer turning attractive shades of red in autumn
A very free flowering form Cotinus Young Lady makes a compact shrub upto about 4ft tall. Attractive smoky pink grey flower inflorescences late summer
In autumn the foliage changes from a lovely velvety green purple to stunning reds and scarlet. A first class plant.
A very rare species and one of the best of its kind for Autumn colour, similar to C. coggygria but taller more upright growth and with larger leaves
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