Cotinus   Anacardinaceae  Smoke Tree
Description: Tall- growing, spreading shrubs.  They are grown chiefly for their summer flowering plumes that turn smoky gray by summers end.
Flower: .Beautiful wispy masses of plumed fruits the resemble pink smoke
Foliage: Smooth rounded, 2-in., blue-green leaves that color well in fall. usually red, purple and orange autumn foliage.
Misc. info: Be sure to buy a female plant, male plants do not produce the smoke.z
Species Height: Spread: Zone:
C. coggygria 10-16' 10-12' 5-8
Site: Well-drained, dry soil.  Full sun.