Elaeagnus x ebbingei Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus

Description: A fast growing, evergreen shrub with large, leathery, dark grey-green leaves with silver speckles and silver undersides. Produces highly scented flowers in the autumn and orange berries in the spring. The flowers are attractive to bees and the fruit encourage birds into your garden. A good all-rounder for hedging!

Elaeagnus Growing Tips: Performs best when grown in well-drained soil in a full sun position. Tolerant of strong winds and dry soils.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 3m

Attributes

  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green/ Silver
  • Flowering month: September
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Suitable for hedging
  • Prefers full sun

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