Wooly Willow (Salix lanata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Dynamic Accumulator: Mg (Magnesium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees

Photo courtesy of: Sciadopitys

Honey Bees in the Garden:  MayHoney Bees in the Garden: May
May 5, 2011

May is a month that showcases flowers for special days. Flowers for May Day, flowers for Mother's Day, flowers for Memorial Day and flowers for the honey bees.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 8:47 AM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees. They also get honeydew from this plant.

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