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Convolvulus cneorum

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Family: Convolvulaceae (kon-volv-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Convolvulus (kon-VOLV-yoo-lus) (Info)
Species: cneorum (suh-NOR-um) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
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2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive stephenp On Sep 12, 2012, stephenp from Wirral, UK, Zone 9a
United Kingdom (Zone 9a) wrote:

Don't have one myself but widely grown in the area. Convulvus is usually a climber so to have a bush habit is interesting. The silvery foliage is a nice addition to a garden. Evergreen too.

Dependable plant here in this part of the world... may even flower over winter.

Positive debbietorn On Aug 12, 2002, debbietorn from San Diego, CA wrote:

The plant is beautiful, but squirrels or rabbits love to eat the blooms...excellent xeriscaping plant

Neutral jody On Nov 28, 2000, jody from MD &, VA (Zone 7b) wrote:

This species of Convolvulus grows in the form of a "bush", growing to a height of 1' to 2'. Produces a long succession of flowers through spring and summer. Flowers are white with yellow throat. Best cultivated in sun in any moist well draining soil. Hardy zones 8-10.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

El Mirage, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Aliso Viejo, California
Arroyo Grande, California
Los Angeles, California
Manhattan Beach, California
Pittsburg, California
Walnut Creek, California
Brooksville, Florida
Beaverton, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
Brazoria, Texas
Jacksonville, Texas
Leander, Texas
Seattle, Washington



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