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Salix purpurea 'Pendula'

Also called Basket Willow


More About Salix purpurea 'Pendula'

  • Wide, spreading, somewhat pendulous form and typically grafted on a stem
  • Gray-silver catkins
  • Narrow leaves with blue-white undersides
  • New growth is flexible and reddish in colour.
  • Ideal for small gardens, and winter interest
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Salix purpurea is bitter and unpalatable to deer and rabbits.

Zone:

3

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

Silver
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Weeping Purple-osier Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Salix does well in wet locations, providing they are well-drained. Creates a small, patio tree accent, a miniature version of a weeping willow. 


Salix purpurea 'Pendula' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Blue
White

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Salix purpurea 'Pendula'

Salix repens var. nitida

Salix repens var. nitida

Silver Creeping Willow

Salix caprea 'Pendula'

Salix caprea 'Pendula'

Weeping Pussy Willow