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Probably autumn's most wonderfully scented, though insignificant, flowers (E pungens). Pervasive scent in a quiet, misty November.
Genus of about 90 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs and trees mainly from Asia with a few from southern Europe and North America.
Some are cultivated for the acidic berries.
DeciduousOr evergreen trees and shrubs.
Partial shadeEvergreen varieties will grow well in partial shade.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrown for their foliage and small, often very fragrant, flower. Edible berries 1-2.5cm (½ to 1in) long follow the flowers.Good coastal plants. Evergreen varieties make good hedges. Wildlife plant - insects.Pests & DiseasesCoral spot.Place of originAsia, southern Europe, North America.
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilCan become chlorotic on shallow chalky soil.
Buy Varieties of ELAEAGNUS
large spiny shrub with fragrant flowers in June and silvery-grey willow-like leaves
thicket forming shrub with long elliptic leaves completely covered by silvery scales
(now renamed 2017 x submacrophylla) - excellent grey-green foliage, silver on back, good for coastal exposure
quick growing, leaves margined in gold
quick growing, leaves golden variegated
best known variegated form, leaves deep yellow in centre good for cutting
narrow, exceptionally silvery leaves and yellow flowers on this outstanding deciduous shrub which spreads by suckering
vigorous spreading shrub or small tree. Leaves which are silvery at first maturing to bright green on upper surface. Silvery yellow-white flowers and silvery fruit