Specie: Elaeagnus commutata
Planting Season: Deciduous
Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)
Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun
Features: Silver leaves; fragrant flowers late spring?summer
Uses: Informal hedge
Description: The sole species native to North America, this is a medium-sized stoloniferous shrub to about 15 ft (4.5 m) with intensely silver leaves and fragrant flowers in late spring to early summer. The fruits, also silvery, are small and egg-shaped. ZONES 7?9.
Growth Habit: Spiny spreading habit