Winecraft Black® Smokebush
Dark and Smokey!
Winecraft Black Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria ‘NCCo1’) is the first ever smokebush that has survived the rigorous trials it takes to become a Proven Winners selection, so you know that it has to be the cream of the crop! That’s just one of the many reasons to love this new introduction to the gardening world. Here are a few more:
The spring leaves emerge rich plum purple and turn to deep almost-back as the summer heats up. In early summer big fluffy panicles of the tiniest blooms appear that turn into the misty “smoke” that gives the plant it’s unusual name (and unusual look!). In the fall the leaves light up in an unexpected display of oranges and reds.
Unlike other smokebush variants, Winecraft Black stays small and naturally rounded. It doesn’t get huge and out-of-bounds. It is perfect for any size garden, from big country gardens to small urban gardens and everything in-between. You don’t have to prune it for it to keep it’s naturally dwarf appearance.
Perfect for containers alongside your patio or porch. Several together make a show-stopping low hedge or mass planting, especially when in full-on ‘smoke’ mode.
Even if you’ve never thought of using smokebush before, Winecraft Black Smokebush is here to change your mind. Add this dark beauty to your landscape today!
* Kaleidoscope-changing foliage – purple to black to glowing fall colors
* Unique hedge or foundation planting
* Naturally dwarf – fits any garden
* Good container plant
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Cotinus coggygria 'NCCO1'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Soil Type||Most Soils, Well Drained Soils|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Red, Pink|
|Foliage Color||Purple, Black|
|Fall Color||Orange, Red|