Convolvulus Cneorum Plant. Convolvulus cneorum is a prolific flowering, low growing shrub. Thrives in a sunny position in moist, well drained.
Cottage style gardens, rockeries and hanging baskets, mass planting for groundcover, accent colour, sensory gardens. When in bloom plants make quite a bold statement in the landscape. Convolvulus cneorum, commonoly called silverbush or bush morning glory, is native to the mediterranean region.
The clean silver foliage covers the plant all year round and the cup shaped white flowers open in late spring and continue throughout the summer and autumn months.
With silvery green foliage and white flowers, convolvulus cneorum lives up to its common name of silver bush. It produces masses of pinkish flower buds that open into single white trumpet shaped flowers from mid spring into summer. The flowers have a buttery yellow eye and the foliage remains.
The leaves are oval shaped and coated with silky hairs that give it a silver appearance.
Blooming from late spring through summer, it grows in a dense, flattened mound of narrowly oblong leaves, covered with extremely fine hairs,. Cottage style gardens, rockeries and hanging baskets, mass planting for groundcover, accent colour, sensory gardens. Landscape coast, coastal cliffs, coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, plains, hills.
Silver bush can be used in multiple situations.
Prune annually to renew the plant and prevent legginess. In this video we use cuttings to create hundreds of plants. This plant originates in southern europe.
During spring and summer, masses of pink buds emerge, followed by large white funnelform flowers with yellow centres.
It needs a sunny free draining position preferring full sun. It is a dense, mounding, evergreen dwarf shrub that typically grows to 2’ tall and 3’ wide. Convolvulus cneorum (silver bush) information & care.
Flowers appear on the plant from spring to autumn and are available in white or purple forms.
This species has lovely green leaves and a trailing habit that lusciously hangs over edges of retaining walls or baskets. Thrives in a sunny position in moist, well drained. Popular plant for the warmer, humid climates.