Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous shrub, to 10 ft (3 m) tall and possibly greater width, but can be kept much smaller. Salmon pink stems. Leaves opposite (and sub-opposite), simple, variegated, new leaves pink, white with green, in summer becoming green blotched with white.
- Partial sun. Cut back in winter to encourage shoot growth.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Introduced from Japan in 1979 by the Dutch botanist Harry van de Laar.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: small garden at the SE entrance to Ag. & Life Sciences (ALS)