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
Salix purpurea is bitter and unpalatable to deer and rabbits.
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
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average