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Smokebush Lilla...how big does it get?

Anyone grow smokebush Lilla and have a handle on its actual size? It seems like none of the smokebush cultivars actually stay at their quoted size, which is what I'm hoping for with Lilla. It's said to be 4x4, and I'm hoping for something 5-7ft.


I know you can coppice cotinus, but I still have PTSD from a (now gone, thank goodness) dappled willow the previous owners planted right by the front door that had to be coppiced every year. I don't think a yearly whackback is going to be realistic.


I've thought about a summer wine ninebark, but I just love the rounded foliage and habit of smokebush. Thanks!

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