Willow plants Indiana

Just planted some willow cuttings that I bought from Dunbar Gardens www.dunbargardens.com and I want to have some information on them here. Dunbar Gardens had great instructions on how to plant them and how to use them. I just wanted photos to remind me of the types.
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Dicky Meadows growing at Dunbar Gardens.  From their description: 5-7'olive green and red.  Great for weaving baskets.

Dicky Meadows growing at Dunbar Gardens. From their description: 5-7'olive green and red. Great for weaving baskets.

Beautiful photo of Fransgeel Rood Willow growing.

Beautiful photo of Fransgeel Rood Willow growing.

Not sure if this is Harrison's B. It's called Harrison's and looks the same. thewillowbank.com say this about  the variety: Originally grown by the Harrison family, well known Willow growers in Berkshire at the end of the 19th century. A productive and colourful variety making it a popular choice for Crafts and Ornamental use. Dunbar Gardens says about Harrison's B:6-10' reddish brown.  Stock, but beautiful color and nice for weaving.  Susceptible to pests and disease.

Not sure if this is Harrison's B. It's called Harrison's and looks the same. thewillowbank.com say this about the variety: Originally grown by the Harrison family, well known Willow growers in Berkshire at the end of the 19th century. A productive and colourful variety making it a popular choice for Crafts and Ornamental use. Dunbar Gardens says about Harrison's B:6-10' reddish brown. Stock, but beautiful color and nice for weaving. Susceptible to pests and disease.

Dark Dicks Willow variety growing at Dunbar Gardens.  From their description:  6-8' red Longer, larger with nice color.

Dark Dicks Willow variety growing at Dunbar Gardens. From their description: 6-8' red Longer, larger with nice color.

Some beautiful willow cutting varieties from Dunbar Gardens

Some beautiful willow cutting varieties from Dunbar Gardens

Noir de Touraine Willow variety from WindrushWillow.com  Description from their website: Salix Triandra Details	 Bush to Tree up to 10 Meters, Rich moist lowland soils, acidity to PH5.5. Does not tolerate extreme conditions  Annual coppicing will produce an average rod length of 7ft and a butt diameter of 0.5cm when green. Purple coloured bark when growing. Dark Green to Dark Grey coloured bark when dried. Useage	 Basket Making

Noir de Touraine Willow variety from WindrushWillow.com Description from their website: Salix Triandra Details Bush to Tree up to 10 Meters, Rich moist lowland soils, acidity to PH5.5. Does not tolerate extreme conditions Annual coppicing will produce an average rod length of 7ft and a butt diameter of 0.5cm when green. Purple coloured bark when growing. Dark Green to Dark Grey coloured bark when dried. Useage Basket Making

Lambertiana variety growing in Dunbar Gardens.  From their description:  6-8' green to dark red.  Some branching, rather large but very nice to weave with.

Lambertiana variety growing in Dunbar Gardens. From their description: 6-8' green to dark red. Some branching, rather large but very nice to weave with.

Blue Streak S. daphnoides This photo is from Bluebell Nursery and there is a great description of the plant there.  Dunbar Gardens description: 6-10' white bloom on green to purple.  Silvery white catkins.  Nice ornamental.

Blue Streak S. daphnoides This photo is from Bluebell Nursery and there is a great description of the plant there. Dunbar Gardens description: 6-10' white bloom on green to purple. Silvery white catkins. Nice ornamental.

Britzensis S. alba From Dunbar Gardens description: 5-9' orange to red.  Branchy, beautiful color but difficult for basket borders.  Lovely scent when dry.

Britzensis S. alba From Dunbar Gardens description: 5-9' orange to red. Branchy, beautiful color but difficult for basket borders. Lovely scent when dry.


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