Silk Tassel Bush on the Coast,Isle of Wight

Silk Tassel Bush on the Coast,Isle of Wight

Observation - Silk Tassel Bush on the Coast,Isle of Wight - UK and Ireland. Description: One of the gems of the winter garden, this plant was observed in almost full coastal exposure in a garden overlooking St. Catherines Lighthouse. It is mentioned as being particularly wind and salt hardy by W.Arnold-Forster in his classic book 'Shrubs f

One of the gems of the winter garden, this plant was
observed in almost full coastal exposure in a garden overlooking St. Catherines Lighthouse.
It is mentioned as being particularly wind and salt hardy by W.Arnold-Forster in his classic book 'Shrubs for the Milder Counties'.Collected by the famous plant hunter David Douglas in 1828.Some male catkins can be up to 20cm long.