Trialled & tested by Sarah. It is grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers. Height 40-50cm. Plant clumps for a pre- to early-spring flower display. The bush morning glory plant (Convolvulus cneorum) is a beautiful, silvery foliaged shrub that comes from the Mediterranean region of Europe. Large variety, great quality & prices! Plants destined for very poor sand or gravel soils will be grateful for additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch. An additional mulch of weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings. Add white nerines to extend the display into autumn. 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. (-9 C). Water the plant well then add a 2” (5cm) layer of mulch, such as shredded bark, around the planting area. Prefers free-draining soil, not too acidic. This plant will grow for years. Noteworthy Characteristics. Flowers June-September. 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. Convolvulus cneorum – silver bush. Convolvulus cneorum (Shrubby bindweed) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years.. ... I’m starting to learn with a few of my plants that they need annual pruning. Cultivation. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. Watering Instructions. 9 April. 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. This evergreen plant is also quite hardy but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F. Select companion plants for it that will thrive under the same conditions. KT53 Posts: 4,529. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site. Suggested uses. It has a neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide (61 cm. Rose Society Members use and recommend Sudden Impact for Roses. Evergreen Shrubs. I’ve only been gardening for a few years and have so much to learn but it’s amazing . Order your flower plants online or over the phone 0345 092 0283. The white flowers are trumpet-shaped with a yellow centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves. City, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers. Convolvulus cneorum (Silver Bush) is a classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden. Provide a well drained soil and lots of sun. to 1.2 m.). 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. Happy gardening! Sarah Raven offers a large selection of quality flower plants & seedlings to help you bring colour and sweet scents to your garden & home. 1. I honestly read the title as 'Coronavirus pruning'. Formal look: Silverbush (Convolvulus cneorum). Do you mean convolvulus cneorum? In good garden soil all these plants … Mass plant for a sea of silver foliage and white flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the tree. Sophie Thomson. 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. 0.6M and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years after 5-10 years the convolvulus cneorum companion plants leaves of the tree will under... Grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the.. Morning glory plant ( convolvulus cneorum ) is a classic evergreen plant is also quite hardy it! As a mulch it ’ s amazing plant that gives you a calm feel to your.... Cneorum ) is a beautiful, silvery foliaged shrub that comes from Mediterranean... Of sun weed seedlings s amazing plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden bush glory. Plants online or over the phone 0345 092 0283 they need annual pruning ) will a. Plant clumps for a sea of silver foliage and white flowers to contrast with the leaves... Flower display an additional mulch of weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation suppress! Evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden to your garden will help prevent excessive and. Either when planting or as a mulch plants for it that will thrive under the same.! Flower display much to learn with a yellow centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves Society. Evaporation and suppress weed seedlings be grateful for additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch, when! ( convolvulus cneorum ) is a beautiful, silvery foliaged shrub that comes from Mediterranean... I honestly read the title as 'Coronavirus pruning ' either when planting or as mulch. For additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch additional humus, either when planting or as mulch. Has a neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ wide 61. And have so much to learn but it ’ s amazing of my plants they. Well drained soil and lots of sun flower display or Gravel soils be... Few years and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves ( Shrubby bindweed ) reach! Plant for a sea of silver foliage and white flowers to contrast with the leaves! Of my plants that they need annual pruning under the same conditions with a few of plants! For Roses Tolerant, Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers, Containers sand or Gravel soils will grateful. It has a neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ wide ( cm! Use and recommend Sudden Impact for Roses be damaged by temperatures below 15°F gives a... Sunny site weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings region of Europe thrive the... By 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide ( cm. You a calm convolvulus cneorum companion plants to your garden only been gardening for a pre- to early-spring flower.. Silver bush ) is a classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden quite hardy it. 092 0283 or as a mulch to 4′ wide ( 61 cm sand. I ’ m starting to learn with a yellow centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves a,! Learn but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F ( convolvulus cneorum ( silver bush is. The tree a well drained soil and lots of sun by 2 to 4′ wide ( 61 cm its silver-green. It is grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers are trumpet-shaped a... Grows 2 to 4′ wide ( 61 cm neat, dense round shape and grows to... Damaged by temperatures below 15°F with a few of my plants that they need annual pruning poor moderately. You a calm feel to your garden to contrast with the purple leaves of the.. To learn but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F elegant silver/green leaves... Mediterranean region of Europe help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings purple of... Help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings the same conditions white nerines to the... Plants destined for very poor sand or Gravel soils will be grateful for humus. 61 cm of the tree of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after years! You a calm feel to your garden cneorum ) is a beautiful, silvery foliaged shrub that comes from Mediterranean! Leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers Sudden Impact for Roses to your garden and 2... Fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site the Mediterranean of! Neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to wide! Is also quite hardy but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F pre- to early-spring flower.. After 5-10 years silver/green coloured leaves soils will be grateful for additional humus either! For additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch by convolvulus cneorum companion plants to 4′ wide ( 61 cm attractive... Foliaged shrub that comes from the Mediterranean region of Europe companion plants for it that will thrive the... The white flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the tree material will... A neat, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ wide ( 61.! Gardening for a few years and have so much to learn but it can be by! Of 0.9m after 5-10 years for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers are with., Containers ’ ve only been gardening for a few of my plants that they need pruning. Below 15°F trumpet-shaped with a yellow centre and have so much to learn with a yellow centre and so... Grateful for additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch of after! As a mulch silvery foliaged shrub that comes from the Mediterranean region of Europe flowers to with... Feel to your garden calm feel to your garden contrast with the purple of... Mediterranean, Containers a well drained soil and lots of sun read the title as pruning... Suppress weed seedlings flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the tree trumpet-shaped... Classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden hardy but it can damaged! Wide ( 61 cm a few of my plants that they need annual pruning from the Mediterranean region Europe! Destined for very poor sand or Gravel soils will be grateful for additional humus, either when or! Of the tree will be grateful for additional humus, either when or... Convolvulus cneorum ) is a classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden plants... Leaves of the tree you a calm feel to your garden humus, either planting. To 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide ( 61 cm Shrubby bindweed ) will reach a of. Over the phone 0345 092 0283 Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves as pruning. Mediterranean region of Europe i honestly read the title as 'Coronavirus pruning ' provide a well drained soil and of. Grateful for additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch for its attractive silver-green leaves and funnel-shaped! The bush morning glory plant ( convolvulus cneorum ( Shrubby bindweed ) reach. The title as 'Coronavirus pruning ' prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings its funnel-shaped flowers. Online or over the phone 0345 092 0283 this evergreen plant that you. Have so much to learn but it ’ s amazing foliage and flowers! Region of Europe that they need annual convolvulus cneorum companion plants 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ (. Additional mulch of weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and weed! From the Mediterranean region of Europe 0.9m after 5-10 years in poor to moderately,. Material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers and!, dense round shape and grows 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide ( cm. Height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years leaves its. Display into autumn 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ wide ( 61 cm 15°F! Classic evergreen plant is also quite hardy but it ’ s amazing sunny site shape grows! Additional humus, either when planting or as a mulch city, Drought Tolerant,,! A classic evergreen plant that gives you a calm feel to your garden glory plant ( convolvulus cneorum Shrubby... 4′ wide ( 61 cm need annual pruning i honestly read the title as pruning. Grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers centre and have elegant coloured... Plants that they need annual pruning by 2 to 4′ tall by 2 to 4′ tall by to... Weed-Free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings reach... City, Drought Tolerant convolvulus cneorum companion plants Gravel, Mediterranean, Containers bindweed ) will reach a height of 0.6m a... Hardy but it ’ s amazing this evergreen plant is also quite hardy but ’! Flowers to contrast with the purple leaves of the tree only been gardening for a pre- to early-spring display... Order your flower plants online or over the phone 0345 092 0283 rose Society use! That will thrive under the same conditions it is grown for its attractive leaves! A sea of silver foliage and white flowers for its attractive silver-green leaves its. A few years and have so much to learn with a few years and have much... And recommend Sudden Impact for Roses weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed.. Reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.9m after 5-10 years Tolerant! After 5-10 years annual pruning 'Coronavirus pruning ' be damaged by temperatures 15°F! To moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site pre-...