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Salix x boydii
Salix x boydii
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Family:  Salicaceae
Hardiness:  Zone 3
Mature Size:  2'+
Exposure:  Sun
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Moisture Needs:  Moist
Deer Resistant:  No
Origin:  Scotland
Price: $38.00
Pot Size: Gallon Pot

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Product Code: P2301
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Description
 
Much sought-after jewel of the rock garden is this slow dwarf Willow.  William Boyd found this in the mountains of Angus in Scotland and it is thought to be a natural hybrid of Salix reticulata x S. lapponica with maybe S. herbacea as well just for good measure.  A female clone, the original plant was 6' tall but unless you got this as a present celebrating your birth, it might be best to keep your expectations in check.  This is prized by rock gardeners for its slow 1"-3" of growth per year with nice rounded foliage and stoutly twiggy habit which makes it ideal for troughs or exposed positions in the rock garden.   Always spendy, always worth it - these are nice gallon plants.