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Salix 'Rubykins'

Willow

Plant Type: Shrub

An interestingly small shrub willow with attractive slender branches, ruby-red new growth and narrow foliage. Distinctive bright red catkins on smooth yellow-green stems in spring offer early season interest before foliage. Leaves are narrow, almost straplike, and ruby-red in color when first emerging. Foliage matures to an attractive bluish green for summer interest. Thrives in moist or wet conditions. An interesting shrub with several seasons of interest. (Winter stems yellow)

SKU Size
SAXRUB03G #3

Mature Height:

6-8 ft

Mature Spread:

6-8 ft

Zone:

5-7

Bloom Color:

Red

Salix 'Rubykins' Characteristics & Attributes:

Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Spring
Spring
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Attributes
Groupings
Moist Areas
Specimen
Spring Bloomer
Border or Bed
Foliage Color
Red
Blue-Green
Habit
Upright
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Bark, Branches, Twig)
Winter Color