PlantsSalix→Dwarf Blue Arctic Willow (Salix purpurea 'Nana')

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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


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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What is this plant by Araya934 May 24, 2018 8:32 AM 11
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133
Hello all, could I get some help on a plant ID please? by bennysplace Dec 24, 2012 4:58 PM 7

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