COTINUS 'ROYAL PURPLE' -JANUARY PLANT OF THE MONTH - THE PRESS
This stunning deciduous large shrub/small tree may well be one of the prettiest you will ever plant. For extra effect it is best planted so that the sunlight can shine through the leaves as they take on the rich red shades before dropping in autumn.
The intense colour is perhaps the Cotinus 'Royal Purple's most outstanding feature which should be utilized to form a dramatic dark backdrop for bright green and sensational silver foliage. It is best grown in an open and sunny situation, needing free draining soil and does best if not over fed or fussed over. Its hardiness makes it ideal for growing in exposed locations and its easy care nature makes it a hit with modern day living! It will grow to 2m x 2m if desired. Cotinus 'Royal Purple' is available as a Hot 'n' Dry Solutionz by Gardening Solutionz in garden centres now.