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Salix repens

More About Salix repens

  • Silvery catkins mature to yellow
  • Narrow, oval, silver-green leaves are whitish-green beneath
  • Spreads by creeping, procumbent stems
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Zone:

2

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Creeping Willow Growing and Maintenance Tips

Creeping willow grows well in a medium to wet soil, in full sun to light shade. It will tolerate poorly drained, clay soils, however,  it thrives in a consistently moist location.


Salix repens Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Juglan Tolerant
Catkins

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Silver

Landscape uses

Naturalizing