Cotinus coggygria 'NCCO1'

Winecraft Black® Smokebush

Deciduous Shrub

A dwarf variety of purple smoke bush. Its compact, rounded growth habit is perfect for smaller gardens. Much smaller than C. 'Royal Purple' or C. 'Grace' so a suitable substitute if your garden is on the small side. Drought-tolerant, deer-resistant and very low maintenance. 

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Low, Occasional


Size: 48 - 72 tall x 48 - 72 wide
Shape / Form: Irregular, Compact, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Coarse, Medium
Foliage Quality: Coarse, Medium

Features: Fall Color, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Burgundy / Maroon
Fall Color: Red, Red Orange

Flower Color: Red, Pink
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Low Water / No Water, Once-a-Year Maintenance
Wildlife: Bees, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos