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Good Afternoon All , can anyone put a name to this plant /shrub , it has a lovely scent and is not far from the sea , I had wondered if it was a Viburnum ? as they have white flowers in the winter , ( I also wondered if I could get a cutting from it ( it is not in anyone's garden !) many thanks , Lucy .




Eleagnus ebbingei (Silverberry), propagate from semi-hardwood cuttings. Mine also has these tiny flowers on it right now. Evergreen shrub.

23 Oct, 2022


Thank you Shirley , very interesting , not really familiar with this plant but it looks nice and hardy to be by the sea side , will see what i can do ! thanks again . Lucy .

23 Oct, 2022


I live about a mile from the sea and planted my Eleagnus shrub in 2010 in an East facing border. It is now about 7ft. high.

23 Oct, 2022


I look forward to these tiny flowers every year - they certainly do smell lovely - a bonus because you could easily miss them and never know you had this lovely perfume lurking in the shrubbery!

24 Oct, 2022


Sue, I definitely agree with you on that!

25 Oct, 2022


Thank you All , another problem solved !

26 Oct, 2022

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