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Cotinus Royal Purple and others

daylily

By Daylily


Cotinus Royal Purple and others (Cotinus coggygria (Smoke bush) 'Royal Purple')

This was very large and decided this spring to cut it right back, this is the new growth



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pretty planting

28 May, 2011

 

I agree

28 May, 2011

 

Thanks :^)

28 May, 2011

 

Light and fluffy,pretty planting (can't believe as a man i'm saying that)

28 May, 2011

 

thanks :^)

28 May, 2011

 

you obviously did this plant a favour! I love red-leaved plants, this looks so good with your other plants :-)

28 May, 2011

 

Thanks jeannette, yes it was at least 6ft high and hadnt really been cut back for a couple of years only trimmed so hopefully it will grow tall again, supposed to be fast grower! :^)

29 May, 2011

 

very pretty ~ what a lovely group.

4 Jun, 2011

 

thanks stickitoffee :^)

4 Jun, 2011

 

its all so healthy! just like johns garden!

4 Jun, 2011

 

ha,ha,ha!! i wish!!!

5 Jun, 2011

 

well this bit looks good!! wish mine looked as good.

6 Jun, 2011

 

Ah, thanks sticki, its not too bad, but your gardens lovely too!! This site really boosts my enthusiasm!

6 Jun, 2011

 

yes its very good for that! have you planted all that bit your OH dug for you? ive been digging in devon today ~ mum needed some things taking out. the ground was really dry even tho it had rained hard on sunday night.

6 Jun, 2011

 

Oh i wish i had sticki, all that fence covered by lovely plants, hope I can get a few things from Gardeners World Live, I would love to enclose the garden as much as possible, this fence behind the cotinus was quite covered until this year but the cotinus, and a cornus needed drastic pruning so am missing these not being as large. Hope you had a nice time in Devon.

6 Jun, 2011

 

quite busy in devon ~ bit of a flying visit ~ mum needed a few things doing! but we got them done and there was blue sky this afternoon ~ always lovely. mum cant walk so far these days [she is over 80] so we went out in the car and i just went to the beach and sat for a few minutes before i drove back.
have you seen the pictures of annellas garden ~ i think there were fences there once and she has covered those!!

6 Jun, 2011

 

Hi sticki, yes i have seen annellas 'before and after' blog, brilliant!

7 Jun, 2011

 

i was thinking about your cotinus ~ OH wanted a red leafed plant but i said no to the cotinus cos i thought it would be too big, then i saw yours and realised i can just keep cutting it back and it will still look good.
thanks for this ~ see you learn something everyday on here ~ well i do anyway!!

[is that a good enough excuse for me to spend hours a day on here??]

7 Jun, 2011

 

I like Cotinus 'Grace' aswell, take a look at that one, but might not be as dark as this one, but i think it is darker because of cutting it back, but it was about 8ft or so, been in about 8 years, so was a bit worried it wouldnt grow back, but hopefully its doing ok.

7 Jun, 2011

 

we saw grace in the GC ~ it didnt look a good shape and thats what put me off i think

7 Jun, 2011



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