Hardy Plants

Salix reticulata

Type: dwarf, deciduous shrub
Family: Salicaceae
Color: yellowish catkins produced in early spring, often before the leaves
Exposure: full sun
Bloom Month: Late May through early July in the wild but as earlier warmer climates.
Height: 3”
Shape: loose open mats with extensive, much-branched, underground stems
Soil: scree, calcareous
Moisture: well drained, not too dry
Origin: native to the colder parts of Europe, North America, and Northern Asia
Hardiness Zone: 2
Propagation: Seed or cuttings
Notes: also known as net-leaved willow or snow willow

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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