• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often during extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Reaches 10-12 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, to 25 ft. with age.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Winter Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Winter through early spring
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Average landscape size:Reaches 10-12 ft. tall and wide in 10 years, to 25 ft. with age.
    Special features:Year-round Interest
    Blooms:Winter through early spring
    Flower color:Yellow
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleRustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil. Performs best in dappled shade or morning sun with afternoon shade. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prune to shape after flowering.Pruning time: summer.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Requires regular watering- weekly or more often during extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    The genus Stachyrus is a favorite of Dan Hinkley's, thought not generally well known. He found the species S. salicifolius in Sichuan province, noting its exceptional garden merits. The species name salicifolius refers to it's narrow almost bamboo-like texture. This particular selection exhibits a heavier flowering habit and exceptional form.

Videos

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Sparkler® Willow-Leaf Stachyurus (2:58)
Visit Windcliff, the Pacific Northwest garden of plant explorer Daniel J. Hinkley, accompanied by Monrovia’s Nicholas Staddon. In this segment,...
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