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Salix purpurea 'Streamco'

More About Salix purpurea 'Streamco'

  • Very narrow, blue-green leaves
  • Attractive, purple stems are very flexible
  • Compact, rounded form
  • Suckers form layers of dense mats, excellent for erosion control
  • Catkin colours range from red to purple and finally to yellow
  • Bloom Time: Mid-spring

Interesting Notes:

One of the best cultivars for "wattling". 

Zone:

2

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Streamco Purple-osier Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in an average, medium to wet soil, in full sun, however, it is best grown in a consistently moist soil. Excellent in low spots or along ponds or streams. 


Salix purpurea 'Streamco' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Catkins

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing