Tilia tomentosa ‘Petiolaris’ Tilia

Tilia

Weeping Silver Lime

-platyphyllos 'Pendula'

Description: A round-headed tree with graceful downward sweeping branches. Dark green leaves are white felted underneath, and turn attractive shades of golden yellow before falling in autumn. The cup-shaped, creamy-yellow, richly scented flowers are narcotic to bees.

History: In cultivation since 1840.Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Tilia Growing Tips: Grows readily on light or heavy soils and will put up with temporarily soaking ground. Avoid growing in very dry conditions or exposure to very strong winds. 

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • Leaf colour: Green/ Silver
  • Flowering month: June
  • L Size: Large
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Can be hard pruned
  • Open space planting

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