Area of origin: Europe, temperate.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 1.5m, width up to 1.5m (4,9').
Soil Type: All.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
The rounded shape and silvery grey foliage make this a very pretty shrunk. The young branches are at deep purple at first and become olive grey. They are used to create low hedges, for planting banks, and alongside waterways in dry areas.
• See the Willows catalogue