- Several months of interest
- Can be planted as a flowering hedge
- Deer tend to avoid
Bearing petite catkins of yellow in early to mid spring, the rich red stems of the Dappled Willow deliver another level of beauty when new flowers appear and last for weeks into the summer. Unique blooms have an exotic flair and beautiful color palette of soft green, pink and cream. Gently arching branches mature to create a dazzling focal point, low-growth hedge or back-border planting. Grows 4-6 ft. tall with a slightly larger spread. Blooms best in full to part sun. Zones 5-8.