Salix purpurea ‘Canyon Blue’
Exposure: Full sun
Mature Size: 5′ high x 4′ wide
Shrub Form: Upright rounded
Foliage Color: Blue-grey
Growth Rate: Fast
Uses: Hedge, border, foundation, mass plantings, specimen
Description: A hardy upright rounded shrub with purple branches and finely textured blue-green foliage. An interesting hedge, border or specimen shrub and a great choice for adding texture to your garden.
Ornamental Features: Attractive finely textured blue-green foliage along supple purple stems throughout the season turning yellow in the fall.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with rounded habit of growth. Low maintenance; best pruned in late winter. Tolerates moist conditions.