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Elaeagnus commutata

Classification

Order: Rhamnales
   Family: Elaeagnaceae
            Genus: Elaeagnus
                        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 Shrub borders Containers Barrier hedging

Zones: 7-9

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

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