Canyon Blue Arctic Blue Leaf Willow

Salix purpurea 'Canyon Blue'

SKU
08670
Dwarf, rounded shrub valued for the steely blue-gray foliage on supple, purple stems. Popular screen plant, useful for clipped hedges or as a specimen. Tolerates any soil, including moist soils. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationSAY-liks pur-PUR-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Accent, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

Thrives in moist, enriched soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.

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