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botanical name:
Salix repens var. argentea
Salix repens var. argentea © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Creeping Willow
family:  Salicaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.75m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: grey
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Prostrate or semi-prostrate shrub with oval leaves that are silvery grey-green on both sides. Grey catkins with golden yellow anthers in mid to late spring.


cultivation:
Any moist soil in sun or shade.

usage:
Cultivated for use in basket making.

other notes:
Native to Europe, including Britian, often found on sand dunes.
Much less common than the species.

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