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Salix repens 'Bridal Rice'

Bridal Rice Creeping Willow

Willow

Comments

A very different kind of willow, this is a creeping, trailing groundcover that spreads to fill in an area; tiny silvery white catkins along the bare stems in early spring; particularly effective trailing over walls or around rocks

Description

A very different kind of willow, this is a creeping, trailing groundcover that spreads to fill in an area; tiny silvery white catkins along the bare stems in early spring; particularly effective trailing over walls or around rocks

Landscape Attributes

Bridal Rice Creeping Willow is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Bridal Rice Creeping Willow is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Bridal Rice Creeping Willow will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

8 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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