Black Pussy Willow
Species (Salix gracilistyla): A multi-stemmed, water-loving, deciduous shrub grown for its showy gray/pinkish-gold "pussy willow" catkin flowers in early spring. Taxon (cultivar 'Melanostachys'): A mounded, multi-stemmed, water-loving, deciduous shrub with purplish-black early spring "pussy willow" flowers and black stems in the winter.
For more detailed cultural information, visit the Salix gracilistyla details page.
Plants of this taxon: