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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Bindweed

The well-behaved and attractive C. cneorum is the usual offering from garden centres.

The UK native C. arvensis, field bindweed (usually pink and white) and the introduced Calystegia sepium, hedge bindweed or bellbine (white trumpets) are the characters that cause the misery.

Genus of about 250 species of upright, climbing or scrambling annuals and perennials, and evergreen shrubs or subshrubs occuring in diverse habitats in subtropical and temperate areas.


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs, climbers or scrambling plants from various habitats. Grown for their funnel or trumpet-shaped flowers.
  • Full sun - warm sheltered spot - against warm wall helps in frosty areas.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none if growing outside.
  • Place of origin - subtropical and temperate areas.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - with some horticultural sand or grit.
Convolulus - Growing Guide

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Commonly known as: Silver bush.
Silver foliage, white flowers
individually £13.00 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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