General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Other: Catkins
Flower Color: Green
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Catkins mature before leaves emerge
Uses: Erosion control
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Dwarf Blue Arctic Willow
  • Purple Willow
  • Dwarf Purpleosier
  • Dwarf Purple Osier

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Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-05-04
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Date: 2020-05-04
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Date: 2019-05-09

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