Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Evergreen, Shrubs, Decorative fruit or berries
All elaeagnus are splendid screen plants. They grow fast when young, becoming dense, full, firm, and tough—and they do it with little upkeep. All tolerate seashore conditions, heat, and wind. Foliage is distinguished in evergreen forms by silvery (sometimes brown) dots that cover leaves, reflecting sunlight to give plants a special sparkle. Deciduous kinds have silvery gray leaves. Small, insignificant, but usually fragrant flowers are followed by decorative fruit, usually red with silvery flecks. Evergreen kinds bloom in fall; in addition to their prime role as screen plants, they are useful as natural espaliers, clipped hedges, or high bank covers.Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen shrub is more upright (to 10–12 ft. high and wide) than Elaeagnus pungens, with thornless branches. Leaves are 2–4 in. long, silvery on both sides when young, later dark green above and silvery beneath. Tiny, fragrant silvery flowers. Red fruit makes good jelly.
This evergreen shrub is native to China and Japan. Has rather rigid, sprawling, angular habit of growt...
Fragrant, 1 1/2-in.-long flowers appear in late winter, early spring, with occasional sporadic bloom i...
This evergreen shrub is more upright (to 10–12 ft. high and wide) than Elaeagnus pungens