Scientific Name: Elaeagnus x ebbingei Form: Round, Oval - vertical
Common Name:elaeagnus, Ebbinge's silverberry Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:ElaeagnaceaeHabit: Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Flowers clustered, White, Oct- Sep
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Achene, (Accessory tissue), Red, Orange, Apr
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Sheared hedge, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Winter interest, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, ovate-elliptic, shining green/minute, silvery-brown scales underneath; new growth with brown scales; flowers silvery-white, sweet scent, late fall; fruit silver spotted oval drupe, that may ripen red-orange by April. (E. 'Gilt Edge' is variegated.)