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  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Salix discolor

American Pussy Willow, Glaucous Willow

Main interest:
showy gray catkins, good for cut flowers, native
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
Soil humidity:
moist to wet soil
Flower colour:
gray catkins turning yellow
Fragrance:
Non-fragrant
Flowering period:
March to April
Foliage:
green and grey
USDA Hardiness:
zone 4a: -34.5 °C (-30 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 15 ft (4.5 m) width: 12 ft (3.6 m)
Use:
hedges, rain gardens, naturalizing

The popular American Pussy Willow (Salix discolor) is a great edition to rain gardens or along ponds and wetlands. The familiar soft, silky, silvery catkins emerge before the foliage. The deciduous, broadly elliptic leaves are bright green with a bluish underside. Add this ornamental shrub and enjoy it in your garden and in your cut flower arrangements.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

$10.99 - $27.99

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Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS

Synonym(s): Salix ancorifera, Salix conformis, Salix crassa, Salix discolor var. overi, Salix discolor var. prinoides, Salix discolor var. rigidior, Salix fuscata, Salix prinoides, Salix sensitiva, Salix squamata

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