prairie willow, dwarf willow
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: white
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Background shrub.
Considerations: Fast growing, short-lived.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Circum-neutral
Early season food for some wildlife. Also valuable to native bees.
Native Habitats: Swamps, stream banks, sand and gravel bars, ditches, wet thickets.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: