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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Anacardiaceae
            Genus: Cotinus
                        Specie: coggygria

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Broad oval leaves turn red, yellow and orange in autumn; plume-like panicles of purple flowers in summer

Uses: Specimen shrub Autumn color Shrub borders

Zones: 5-10

Description: The natural range of this attractive shrub extends from southern Europe to central China. It grows into a rounded bush about 15 ft (4.5 m) high with broadly oval leaves. The numerous plume-like panicles of tiny bronze-pink flowers fading to grayish purple

Growth Habit: Rounded bushy habit

Comments: Several cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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