Salix repens 'Argentea'

Salix repens 'Argentea'

Silverleaf Creeping Willow

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'Argentea' is a select form of the Eurasian Creeping Willow, that lives up to its name. This low growing plant is cloaked in remarkable silvery foliage from spring until fall. It makes a striking addition to shrub borders, waterside gardens or other naturalised plantings. Like most willows, it is an early source of food for bees.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 50 cm to 100 cm
Spread: 150 cm to 250 cm
Soil Requirements: Average moist, well drained soils, adaptable to pH
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Time: Early spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Rock gardens, shrub borders, slopes, groundcover
Flower Colour & Shape: Fuzzy silvery yellow catkins
Foliage: Narrow oval leaves to 3.8 cm long, silvery grey-green above, whitish-green underneath
Benefits: Foliage colour, tolerant of wet sites, deer resistant, bee plant

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