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Velvet Cloak Smoketree

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  • flowering dateSummer
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height10 - 15 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asPREMIUM, 4"
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Dynamic color changes throughout the year
  • Perfect for hedging, screening, or as a focal point
  • Drought tolerant and easy to care for

Bring the Velvet Cloak Smoketree to your garden for year-round color and unique beauty. Its dramatic deep purple foliage, vibrant fall colors, and low maintenance make it the perfect choice for any landscape. Use as a screen, hedge or wherever you need to add an elegant airy touch to your landscape.


Dramatic Color and Unique Blooms: Velvet Cloak Smoketree features deep purple foliage that provides a striking contrast in any garden setting. As the seasons change, its leaves transition to a brilliant orange-red in the fall, adding a burst of color to your landscape. The tree's airy, cloud-like blooms create an ethereal effect, giving your garden a touch of elegance and whimsy.

Perfect for Various Uses: This versatile tree is ideal for hedging, screening, or as a focal point in your garden. Its unique form and vibrant colors make it a standout specimen plant, perfect for creating visual interest in any outdoor space. Whether you use it as a privacy screen or a decorative centerpiece, the Velvet Cloak Smoketree enhances your garden with its beauty and practicality.

Low Maintenance and Resilient: Once established, the Velvet Cloak Smoketree is drought tolerant, making it an excellent choice for low-maintenance landscapes. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soils, ensuring robust growth with minimal care. This resilient tree is perfect for gardeners seeking a beautiful and hassle-free addition to their garden.

Product Details

  • botanical nameCotinus coggygria 'Velvet Cloak'
  • flowering dateSummer
  • flower colorPurple, Pink
  • formShrub
  • hardiness zone3-9
  • height10 - 15 feet
  • planting instructionsSet at the same depth they are at in the container, firm and water in well
  • pruningCut back hard in late winter or early spring to promote growth of new shoots and enhance the foliage coloration.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asPREMIUM, 4"
  • soil requirementAverage
  • spacing15 - 20 feet
  • spread15 - 20 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • watering requirementAveraage

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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