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Labrador Tea vs Royal Purple Smokebush

Ledum groenlandicum

Cotinus coggygria Royal Purple

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Labrador Tea
Royal Purple Smokebush

Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

Royal Purple Smokebush is an attractive and dramatic shrub. Mid-summer you'll notice feathery, purple-pink puffs of airy seed clusters that give the illusion of smoke. The contrast of these seed clusters against deep purple-red foliage will make Royal Purple Smokebush your new favorite shrub.

It is tolerant of clay soil, drought, and deer, making Royal Purple Smokebush a hardy addition to any yard. Try it in a hedge, shrub border, or as an accent shrub; regardless of how you use it, this shrub will be a head turner.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

ROYAL PURPLE SMOKEBUSH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 4a
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 5 m (15 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: any
Light: full sun
Fall colour: rust orange
Fall colour: Purple and scarlet red
Flowers: clusters of tiny white flowers which are fragrant, sticky and attractive to insects
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested




Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes