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Virginia Creeper vs Dwarf Arctic Willow

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Salix purpurea Nana

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(new stock expected: fall of 2021)

Virginia Creeper
Dwarf Arctic Willow

Virginia Creeper is a fast-growing, climbing vine. Its root-like tendrils attach themselves to any non-smooth surface, even brick, but will also grow as a ground cover.

Virginia Creeper makes a beautiful ornamental plant for your garden; its attractive foliage turns from green to deep red in the fall. Birds will love its red berries.

Dwarf Arctic Willow is a beautiful ornamental shrub that attracts butterflies. It grows into a low dense, rounded shrub with slender purple stems. The Dwarf Arctic Willow has bluish-green foliage throughout the season and stunning when planted as an artistic hedge. Cold hardy and juglone tolerant, this shrub will make a nice addition to your urban garden.

VIRGINIA CREEPER QUICK FACTS

DWARF ARCTIC WILLOW QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Height: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: full sun
Fuzz/fluff: no
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: red and purple
Berries: small hard purple berries
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: berries are toxic, leaves irritate skin


Other Names: five-finger, five-leaved ivy
Other Names: dwarf blue leaf arctic willow, dwarf purple osier, purple willow, Salix purpurea Gracilis


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes