Water Willow - Ships April- Aug.

  • Water Willow
  • Water Willow
$19.99
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Water willow requires soil that is high in moisture and full exposure to the sun

The water willow is a herbaceous perennial wildflower and is usually an emergent aquatic that is exerted 1-3' above the waterline. The stems are usually unbranched, although larger plants are sometimes branched below. The stems are light green, angular-terete, and glabrous. At intervals along each stem, there are pairs of opposite leaves about 2-6" long and ¼-1" across that are either sessile or short-petioled. The deciduous leaves are elliptic in shape and usually smooth along their margins. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaves are medium green and glabrous.

Named for its preference for moist environments, the water willow bears a resemblance to the more southern weeping willow.
It is a flowering shrub that resembles a willow tree but is, in fact, related to the iris family. The plant's unique look and exceptional durability make it an excellent choice for landscapers. s in wet zone It thrives with full sun exposure, making it the perfect choice for lakesides or bogs.

Visually, it is comparable to its close relative, the more southernly distributed species- Dianthera. In addition to their identical physical traits, both species prefer living in wetlands and marshes. Even though it is the most northern species, it can be found as far south as North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

Water Willow is a perennial, deciduous, herbaceous plant

It has a slender stem with long-stalked leaves that are glaucous blue-green in color. The flowers bloom in the spring and summer periods.It is the hardiest member of its genus, and it is closely related to the Blue Flax. It prefers to grow in rich wetlands, where it can grow up to 2 meters tall. These plants are pollinated by wind, so they will produce seeds after self-fertilizing. They are also very easy to propagate because their stems can root along the way.

Water willow is for sale at Tn Nursery online

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