|Description||Multi-stemmed large shrub with a rounded broad crown that can form bushy thickets. Young leaves and twigs are covered in a thick soft white hair. The shiny dark green leaves are oval-shaped with wavy edges and pale below.|
|Plant Type||Deciduous shrub.|
|Flower Color||Flowers appear as hairy catkins before or as leaves emerge.|
|Bloom Period||March - April
|Height at Maturity||15-20 ft|
|Plant Spacing||7-10 ft
|Light Requirements||Sun to part shade.|
Moist to wet soil, prefers coastal conditions. Can be used as a restoration plant or soil erosion control in wet sites.