Elaeagnus X ebbingei (Elaeagnus)
A fast growing shrub with large leathery leaves. (Evergreen)
Common Name: Elaeagnus
Latin Name: Elaeagnus X ebbingei
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil
Position:Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/colour: September to December / Silvery-white flower.
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual height/ spread: 3m/3m
Special features: silvery sheen on the young leaves
A fast growing evergreen with large leathery leaves metallic grey-green above and silver underneath. Many small but intensely fragrant silvery flowers appear in clusters in autumn, followed by small egg-shaped orange fruits in spring. Ideal for shady, windy or seaside positions.
This shrub is supplied in a 3 litre container for year round planting.
Elaeagnus X ebbingei
Elaeagnus 'Maculata' (Elaeagnus)
Dark green, shiny leaves with a brilliant golden centre. (Evergreen)
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Elaeagnus 'Limelight' (Elaeagnus)
Silvery sheen on the young leaves. (Evergreen)
Ligustrum 'Argenteum' (Variegated Privet)
Green leaves margined with creamy white, making an attractive, light splash. (Semi evergreen)
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Key / Size Guide
B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy
deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees
and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant
between November and March.
C/G (Container Grown) - A very convenient way to buy trees
and shrubs, already rooted in their pots, they can be planted all year round. Sizes given in litres.
H/S (Half standard) - Half standard trees are 2-3 years old and
have a clear stem of 1.25-1.5m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft).
B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear
stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is
usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined
prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training
into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems