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Salix ~ Willow
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Niobe Weeping Willow
Salix alba tristis ~ Zones 2-8
Height 40-50' Spread 20-30'
A weeping Golden willow. However the limbs are more flexible.
Golden Non-Brittle Willow
Salix alba vitellina ~ Zone 2
Height 50' Spread 35'
A selection from Cheyenne Nursery in South Dakota. Limbs are more wind resistant, so less mess. Great shape with redder winter limbs than the Golden willow. Another great shade tree.
Weeping Pussy Willow
Salix caprea 'pendula' ~ Zone 3
Height 10' Spread 8'
Fuzzy gray catkins in spring. Small, medium green leaves. Yellow fall color.
Salix x 'Flame' ~ Zones 3-7
Height 15-20' Spread 15-20'
Grown in bush form. Bark is bright orange-red to make an interesting color for winter landscape. Dense oval form with golden fall color. More wind tolerant than other varieties making it a good choice for wind breaks.
Salix x integra 'Hakuro Nishiki' ~ Zones 3-7
Height 6-8' Spread 3-4'
The new growth is a glossy bright pink which becomes bariegated on the slender leaves. Dappled with colors of pink, white and green, the leaves can burn in full sun. Makes for a unique accent plant.