The Convolvulus Cneorum produces silky, silvery grey leaves and masses of pinkish buds that open to large white flowers. 1. Maybe more people should try growing them in pots. Convolvulus cneorum is a compact evergreen shrub with narrow, oblong, silvery leaves. A plant sure to improve a home’s curb appeal, Blue Enchantment Convolvulus is suitable for use in pots, hanging baskets and as a bedding plant. In addition to all of its wonderful features, convolvulus cneorum has gained the RHS Award of Garden Merit. The numerous flowers are funnel-shaped white flushed with pink when in bud. Add texture and interest to your garden with this hardy, evergreen shrub. Set the plant in the hole. Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Soak the hard seeds in water overnight before planting indoors, and keep the seeded pots warm. Convolvulus sepium - Hedge Bindweed by Gmayfield10; Creative commons.. How to Grow Convolvulus. During spring and summer, masses of pink buds emerge, followed by large white funnelform flowers with yellow centres. Admittedly, I tend to think of using plants known for their flowers or succulents in my containers. In containers and borders, we love it with a little bit of sparkling, silvery silverbush (Convolvulus cneorum), some vivid, eye-catching golden marguerite (Anthemis tinctoria), or some red California poppies ‘Red Chief’ (Eschscholzia californica ‘Red Chief’) for an arrangement that’s truly stately. The plant’s toughness is made possible in part by tiny hairs that cover the grey leaves and give the shrub an overall silvery sheen.… Rotate the container and continue to tap, loosening the soil until the plant pulls smoothly from the pot. Bush Morning Glory enjoys a good deal of attention in the southwest, far from its Mediterranean origins, due to its ability to endure drought, excessive heat and full or reflected sun. Sow into a sunny part of the garden in the middle of spring. Perfect for white or silver themed gardens, borders, containers and coastal areas. Grow in well-drained soil or gritty compost in a sheltered spot in full sun. In areas with long summers, convolvulus can be sown directly into beds after the last frost has passed. Positive: On Jan 25, 2007, bluespiral from (Zone 7a) wrote: I have found that with skimpy, floppy plants like this one, that they become very beautiful and lush interplanted with curly parsley - very pretty in pots and as an edging. They seem to enjoy each other's company very much. Tångavägen 5, 447 34 Vårgårda info@futureliving.se 0770 - 17 18 91 photograph by Leonora (Ellie) Enking.. Convolvulus sepium - Now classified as Calystegia sepium - Hedge Bindweed. Convolvulus cneorum is a hardy, evergreen shrub with silky, silver-grey lancolate shaped foliage. If planning to grow Convolvulus plants outside from seed then they should be planted at a depth of 3 mm (1/8th inch).. Prefers free-draining soil, not too acidic. I’m willing to bet that purple hopbush (Dodonaea viscosa ‘Purpurea’) and bush morning glory (Convolvulus cneorum) probably weren’t the first plants that came to mind. The container can also be removed by carefully cutting it down the side. To remove the plant from the container, gently brace the base of the plant, tip it sideways and tap the outside of the pot to loosen. The plants are not frost hardy. 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. 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