Water Willows

We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

$6.49
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Usage
Ponds & Water Gardens, Flower Gardens & Beds,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Bloom Color
White,
Exposure
Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Summer, Fall,
Bloom Season
Summer, Fall,
Ships
Year Round
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
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Shipping Information

We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. For superior protection for plants in transit, we dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants, and inspect the same day received. You need to report any problems with your order within 3 days. Plant promptly - bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days unless there are weather issues. Keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted, and store in a cool place. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Water Willows is a Durable Essential Coverage for Aquatic Life

Water Willows easy to grow perennial can be found along streams and lake margins. While they prefer standing water, they can also develop in sandy and clay soil. They need partial sun. These water plants can grow to be 3’ tall. They are native as far north as Quebec down into Florida, and west to Texas.

Water Willows Delicate Flowers add a Beautiful Addition to your Shoreline

Its prominent whitish lines can identify it. The medium green leaves are long and narrowly tapered with a whitish midvein and smooth margins. They can grow to be 6” long and ½” wide. The delicate flowers will bloom from May until October and measure ¾” in diameter. It is white with violet streaks on the lower petals and looks a lot like an orchid. These graceful flowers give off a mild, sweet aroma. Gardeners often use the Water Willow to stabilize the shoreline and in water gardening. They can give any garden a spacious feel. These flowers grow in colonies and can attract deer, beaver, muskrat, nutria, butterflies, and hummingbirds. They provide an underwater habitat for both micro and macroinvertebrates. This will attract fish and turtles; Which will, in turn, attract ducks.

This durable plant is one of the few plants of its species that can survive as far north as it does. Water willow provides essential coverage for aquatic animals and is food for deer. If you live on a large lot of land and are looking to support the wildlife around you, then consider this plant in your lake. The life and death of this plant benefit the health of the water it is in. It feeds and protects the surrounding animals when it is alive, and when it decomposes, it provides valuable nutrients to the water it is in.

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