Dwarf species of willow native to Southern Japan and Quelpaert Island in South Korea, Salix subopposita
has pretty honey coloured catkins in spring and fine greyish-green, narrow leaves. Very low growing with a mound-like habit, this is suitable for even the smallest of gardens as an unusual ground cover plant.
- Common name: Hime-yanagi / Japanese Willow..
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Small branching shrub.
- Height: 60 cm (2 ft)
- Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)
- Notes: Salix subopposita is a good choice of willow for planting in a rockery.
- Size: 3L containers.