A dense evergreen shrub with upright, spineless branches densely cloaked with silver-scaled green foliage. Stems and new growth are accentuated by brown scales. Very small, intensely fragrant flowers open in fall and are followed by small red berries. An excellent hedge, foundation shrub or small accent tree. Evergreen in mild winter climates.
Common Name: Ebbinge's Silverberry
Botanical Name: Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Watering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:e-le-AG-nus eb-BING-e-i
Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Ornamental Berries, Pet Friendly, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Garden styleContemporary, Rustic