Cotinus coggygria 'NCCO1' (Winecraft Black® Smoketree)
Smoketrees forms a large shrub or small tree to about 15' tall or a bit more. It is a full sun/part shade plant that is amazingly drought tolerant and known for its "smoke" like clouds of summer flowers. This selection has incredibly dark burgundy/black leaves that hold their color better than most. We like to grow the Cotinus vaieties as cut back specimens. You get a smaller plant and don't get the flowers but you get much more intense foliage color through the season.