Salix helvetica
  • Salix helvetica

Salix helvetica

£12.95

(Swiss Willow) Native to the Alps, Salix helvetica is a dwarf willow with a compact rounded habit, lovely silvery leaves and greyish-white catkins in early spring.

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Native to the Alps, Salix helvetica is a dwarf willow with a compact rounded habit, lovely silvery leaves and greyish-white catkins in early spring.

A very hardy plant, this small shrub is an excellent choice for a rockery or scree garden.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow.
  • Habit: Salix helvetica grows to be a small, rounded shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Notes: Salix helvetica is very suitable for windy, coastal gardens.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver, To grow in a pot

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