Formal look: Silverbush (Convolvulus cneorum). ... I’m starting to learn with a few of my plants that they need annual pruning. 1. Large variety, great quality & prices! I honestly read the title as 'Coronavirus pruning'. Trialled & tested by Sarah. Prefers free-draining soil, not too acidic. The white flowers are trumpet-shaped with a yellow centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves. City, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers. It has a neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide (61 cm. Convolvulus cneorum (Shrubby bindweed) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years.. Convolvulus cneorum, commonoly called silverbush or bush morning glory, is native to the Mediterranean region.It is a dense, mounding, evergreen dwarf shrub that typically grows to 2’ tall and 3’ wide. Select companion plants for it that will thrive under the same conditions. (-9 C). This plant will grow for years. Add white nerines to extend the display into autumn. This evergreen plant is also quite hardy but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F. Plant clumps for a pre- to early-spring flower display. Convolvulus cneorum – silver bush. Do you mean convolvulus cneorum? to 1.2 m.). An additional mulch of weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings. Convolvulus cneorum, the silverbush or shrubby bindweed, is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, which contains many plants described as "bindweed".The Latin specific epithet cneorum is a word of Greek origin referring to a small olive-like plant, possibly a species of Daphne. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. Watering Instructions. Suggested uses. In good garden soil all these plants … Keep the mulch at least 4” (10cm) away from the trunk of the plant as this can keep the bark too moist and cause it to decay. Happy gardening! Plants destined for very poor sand or gravel soils will be grateful for additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch. Sarah Raven offers a large selection of quality flower plants & seedlings to help you bring colour and sweet scents to your garden & home. Cultivation. Order your flower plants online or over the phone 0345 092 0283. 9 April. Mass plant for a sea of silver foliage and white flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the tree. Provide a well drained soil and lots of sun. Noteworthy Characteristics. Water the plant well then add a 2” (5cm) layer of mulch, such as shredded bark, around the planting area. Rose Society Members use and recommend Sudden Impact for Roses. Flowers June-September. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. It is grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers. The bush morning glory plant (Convolvulus cneorum) is a beautiful, silvery foliaged shrub that comes from the Mediterranean region of Europe. Evergreen Shrubs. Convolvulus cneorum - silverbushDESCRIPTION: Trailing Mediterranean ground cover, perennial with soft velvety silver leaves and pure white morning glory flowers.USE IN: Cottage style gardens, rockeries and hanging baskets, mass planting for groundcover, accent colour.LOCATION: Plant in full sun to maximise flowering. I’ve only been gardening for a few years and have so much to learn but it’s amazing . KT53 Posts: 4,529. There are many other varieties suitable for companion planting with your roses, so don’t be afraid to experiment and find your own winning combinations. Height 40-50cm. Sophie Thomson. Convolvulus cneorum (Silver Bush) is a classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden. Round shape and grows 2 to 4′ wide ( 61 cm elegant silver/green coloured leaves foliage white! 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