Elaeagnus × ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'
Common name: 
Gild Edge Silverberry
Pronunciation: 
e-lee-AG-nus x e-BING-gee-ei
Family: 
Elaeagnaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen or semi-deciduous shrub, 4-6 ft (1.2-1.8 m) tall and wide.   Thornless.  Leaves alternate, simple, dark green centers with golden-yellow margins, lower leaf surface covered with translucent scales giving a silver sheen and also brown scales (dots), mid-rib brown.  Flowers are small, silvery, and sweetly fragrant.  Fruit is red.
  • Sun to part shade.  Tolerates heat and wind.
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