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Convolvulus cneorum

Plant name: Silverbush

Plant type: flowers

Origin: SOUTH AFRICA

Cultural notes: Full sun and well drained soils for best outcome

Maintenance: Prune heavily every couple of years

Tolerates: Frosts and can survive on little water

Flowering season: Spring and summer

Flower colour: Lilac blue

Foliage colour: Small oval green leaves

Height: Up to 0.2m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart

Recommended uses: Great for pots and baskets along with rockeries they can flow over

Description: A dense compact shrub with slender, curved vertical stems. The leaves are oval shaped and coated with silky hairs that give it a silver appearance