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Salix purpurea ‘Nana’
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Dwarf Purple Osier



This diverse genus includes 300 deciduous species that are a breeze to grow in just about any garden soil. Our selections emphasize intriguing stems, foliage and silhouettes.

Salix purpurea ‘Nana’ full sun

Handsome, thin bluish green leaves, showy light-colored catkins and supple slim purple stems, which are perfect for basket making, characterize this fast growing versatile Willow. Responsive to shearing, ‘Nana’s easily cultivated compact habit can be sculpted into a colorful topiary, refined-looking hedge or an artful bonsai specimen. In addition to its urbane ornamental merits, Dwarf Purple Osier furnishes nesting sites for small birds, attracts butterflies, aids erosion control and tackles moderate drought along with difficult low soggy sites.

Size: 3' 0"–5' 0" high x 3' 0"–5' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Salix purpurea ‘Nana’ (S-0816)
Each $10.25
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