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Convolvulus cneorum, commonoly called silverbush or bush morning glory, is native to the Mediterranean region.It is a dense, mounding, evergreen dwarf shrub that typically grows to 2’ tall and 3’ wide. Plant clumps for a pre- to early-spring flower display. An additional mulch of weed-free material overall will help prevent excessive evaporation and suppress weed seedlings. It is grown for its attractive silver-green leaves and its funnel-shaped white flowers. Select companion plants for it that will thrive under the same conditions. Suggested uses. Convolvulus cneorum, the silverbush or shrubby bindweed, is a species of flowering plant in the family Convolvulaceae, which contains many plants described as "bindweed".The Latin specific epithet cneorum is a word of Greek origin referring to a small olive-like plant, possibly a species of Daphne. Water the plant well then add a 2” (5cm) layer of mulch, such as shredded bark, around the planting area. The white flowers are trumpet-shaped with a yellow centre and have elegant silver/green coloured leaves. 1. Convolvulus cneorum - silverbushDESCRIPTION: Trailing Mediterranean ground cover, perennial with soft velvety silver leaves and pure white morning glory flowers.USE IN: Cottage style gardens, rockeries and hanging baskets, mass planting for groundcover, accent colour.LOCATION: Plant in full sun to maximise flowering. This evergreen plant is also quite hardy but it can be damaged by temperatures below 15°F. Sophie Thomson. Supplied in a 3 litre pot. Order your flower plants online or over the phone 0345 092 0283. to 1.2 m.). Evergreen Shrubs. Do you mean convolvulus cneorum? KT53 Posts: 4,529. Provide a well drained soil and lots of sun. Height 40-50cm. Happy gardening! Keep the mulch at least 4” (10cm) away from the trunk of the plant as this can keep the bark too moist and cause it to decay. Prefers free-draining soil, not too acidic. 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