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Elaeagnus commutata 'Zempin'

This is an outstanding deciduous shrub with intensely silvery foliage and highly scented, small, pale creamy-yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.
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1 x 3 litre pot

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Details:

Type
Shrub
Position
Border (Back)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May
Height
4.5m (15ft)
Group/Species
commutata
Common name
Silver Berry
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
1 x 3 litre pot
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
3.0m (10ft)
Cultivation
Choose a spot that gives this large shrub plenty of space to grow but make sure it is where you can enjoy its heady fragrance. It performs best in a hot dry spot.

Description

Similar to E. ‘Quicksilver’ but with a more upright habit, this is an outstanding, deciduous shrub with intensely silvery foliage and highly scented, small, pale creamy-yellow flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by richly coloured berries in autumn.

Care Tips

Choose a spot that gives this large shrub plenty of space to grow but make sure it is where you can enjoy its heady fragrance. It performs best in a hot dry spot.