Trees with Grey or Silver Foliage


Grey, silver and blue foliage makes for a subtle range of tones and contrasts. Many trees with silver or grey foliage are able to withstand dry conditions, as the hairs or waxy coating which give them their colour are usually there to help minimise water loss.

Acacia dealbata
Acacia pataczekii
Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' group
Cytisus battandierii
Eucalyptus gunnii
Eucalyptus johnstonii
Eucalyptus niphophilia
Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula'
Pyrus elaeagnifolia 'Silver Sail'
Salix exigua
Sorbus aria 'Lutescens' & 'Majestica'
Sorbus folgneri 'Lemon Drop'
Sorbus thibetica 'John Mitchell'