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Sandbar Willow vs Variegated Dogwood

Salix exigua

Cornus alba argenteo-marginata

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Sandbar Willow
Variegated Dogwood

Sandbar Willow is a deciduous species native to much of North America. This mid-sized, fast-growing shrub can be found in very wet areas, making it an ideal plan to use in a wet area with erosion risk.

Sandbar Willow has long, narrow green leaves, and its grassy narrow stems give it an attractive, bamboo-like appearance.

All willow are important to native pollinators each spring as they have higher amounts of pollen and nectar early each growing season when other food sources are scarce.

Variegated Dogwood is a small shrub that is often used in the first row of a shelterbelt, as a hedge, or for soil stabilization projects. It has the same distinctive red bark, white flowers, and berries as Red Osier Dogwood.

The key difference between the two is the leaves. Where Red Osier's leaves are green throughout, Variegated Dogwood has a white outline around each leaf, giving this shrub a distinctive look.

SANDBAR WILLOW QUICK FACTS

VARIEGATED DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Height: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: tatarian dogwood


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