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GardenersDream Elaeagnus ebbingei Gilt Edge

  • £9.99
  • RRP £11.49
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  • Characteristics: Bushy, evergreen shrub with variegated leaves of dark green centres and gold-yellow margins. Silver flowers appear in Autumn with an intense fragrance, alongside orange-red fruit in Winter.
  • Growth & Spread: Ultimate height and spread of 2.5 - 4m.
  • Period of Interest: Evergreen, variegated foliage provides year-round interest. Small, scented, silver flowers will appear in Autumn and orange-red fruit in Winter.
  • Water & Maintenance: Plant this Elaeagnus in an area of full sunlight and its soil should be moist and well-drained. Its drought tolerant nature means it requires less attention, although regular watering is advised.

Elaeagnus ebbingei Gilt Edge, commonly known as Oleaster, is an eye-catching, evergreen shrub. Its leaves are variegated and bring great colour into the garden through dark green centres and gold-yellow margins. This feature makes the plant stand out within any plant displays or flower arrangements, as well as the plants silver flowers and their intense fragrance. The evergreen foliage brings year-round interest, the blooms will appear in Autumn and the plant will produce tasty, orange-red fruit in Winter.

This Elaeagnus is best placed in an area of full sunlight, whilst you should aim to keep its soil moist and well-drained. The plant is drought tolerant, so it will generally requires less attention over time, although regular watering is advised to ensure it thrives well.

Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may, therefore, differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only. This plant will be supplied in a growers pot.

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