Salix purpurea ‘Nana’
(dwarf purpleosier willow)
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Category: Shrubs and Small Trees

Photo Credits: Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder

Height: 3 – 4 feet


Spread:  6 feet


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: IA


Fruit: not showy


Comments & Cautions:
susceptible to many disease and insect problems, especially if drought-stressed; works well in a naturalistic setting; not long-lived


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

compact, rounded; fine-textured, dense, pale purple to silver winter twigs

Foliage

narrow blue-green leaves; fine texture

Flowers

showy grayish-white catkins in early spring before foliage; April-May

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