Apr 6, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Helena Robin. Some of them have three leaves arranged in a whorled pattern. Dappled Willow provides year-round interest with its red stems in the late Fall into Winter into early Spring. The Tri-Color Willow Hedge Shrub, or 'Dappled Willow', is an amazing new shrub that can be planted to form a colorful 8 to 10-foot privacy hedge. Also shrubs with spines or stickers repel deer -these include plants such as the Barberry and Holly. The good news is that there are number of shrubs that deer not prefer. your own Pins on Pinterest Young stems have a pink color. Another cultivar, named ‘flamingo willow’, has deeply-colored pink leaves. Deer tend not to like shrubs with foliage that is sticky, hairy, feathery, or emits an order that is not appealing.

Heavy branching means that the stunning Tri-Color Willow grows quickly and beautifully. The yellowish-green catkins appear during early spring. The shoots emerge with pink leaves that develop a mottled appearance, as they mature. This has somewhat of an upright spreading shrub to about 5-6' tall. Deer-Resistant Plants: Shrubs and Trees for the Deer-Plagued Gardener By Richard A. Larson | December 1, 2001 Over the past few decades, plant damage caused by deer has risen to alarming levels in North American rural and suburban gardens. Why Tri-Color Dappled Willow Shrubs? Information on Dappled Willow Shrubs. Discover (and save!) Native to Korea and Japan, dappled willow shrubs (Salix integra "Hakuro-nishiki") are landscape multi-taskers. The Japanese name refers to the coloring of the leaves; the leaves emerge as a mixture of white, pink, and green. The Dappled Willow is a unique, tri-colored shrub exhibiting pink, green and white variegated foliage. The red color is not nearly as vibrant as Red Twig Dogwood, which is another plant I’d love to get my garden-gloved hands on someday, but it is a pretty shade against our white fence. Unlike most of the other willows, the dappled willow has its leaves arranged in opposite pairs. Deer Resistant: Yes ... Dappled Willow, also known as Hakuro Nishiki Willow, is a fast grower and has the best foliage color that I have ever seen on a willow.