Convolvulus cneorum Silverbush, Bush morning glory
Plant Names... Botanical name: Convolvulus cneorum Common name: Silverbush, Bush morning glory Also known as:
Plant Type... Plant botanical type: Shrub
Use For... Structural
Description... This is a lovely plant for a dry spot, or in the rock garden where it is particularly suited to the display of the silvery foliage. It has conical pale pink and white flowers in May, sometimes with a repeat show in September. The foliage is a silvered green, rather silky and shiny looking.
Awards Royal Horicultural Society's Award of Garden Merit
Typically available as
Planting your new plant
Water the plant thoroughly when you get it home, and plant out as soon as possible. Make the hole for the plant larger that the pot it is in and the same depth. When removing the plant from the pot, squeeze the sides of the pot to loosen it. Loosen the roots of the plant, put the plant in the hole spreading the roots to encourage them to grow outwards. Fill round the edges of the rootball with soil to the same level as the surrounding soil.
Care for your plant
Plants in containers need plant food to thrive when in growth. Seek advice from your retailer regarding best product(s). Follow the packet instructions when applying plant food. Remove fading flowers to encourage fresh ones.
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