Elaeagnus x ebbingei ‘Gilt Edge’ is an evergreen shrub, bearing leaves with contrasting dark green centres and gold-coloured margins. Inconspicuous silvery flowers, with an intense fragrance, appear in October, followed by red fruit. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
Drought resistant, Elaeagnus x ebbingei ‘Gilt Edge’ is perfect for growing in well-drained soils as a hedge or screen, or trained as a climber against a wall. If planting as a hedge, plant at 2/linear metre in a single row.
Specimen sized plant – 80cm – 5 litre pot