New leaves, like those of the acer and the bronze-leaved Cotinus coggyria 'Grace', are almost transluscent and the eleagnus
'Quicksilver' is a mass of shimmering silver foliage.
A bee is drawn to the small but potently perfumed Eleagnus
Those easiest to move include camellia, Mexican orange blossom (Choisya ternata), dogwood, heather, eleagnus
, forsythia, hebe, hydrangea, kerria, rosemary, potentilla, Spiraea japonica and rhododendron.
Number of stems Species Dry Floodplain Upland Acer saccharum 85 1 Ulmus americana 1 Fraxinus quadrangulata 23 Aesculus glabra 3 2 Fraxinus americana 8 Prunus serotina 10 Lonicera mackii Carya cordiformis 1 Ulmus rubra Crataegus punctata 2 Cornus drummondii 2 Viburnum prunifolium 6 Celtis occidentalis 4 1 Ostrya virginiana 4 Fagus grandifolia 2 2 Asimina triloba 4 Lindera benzoin 4 Sumbucus canadensis 4 Crataegus mollis Acer negundo Cercis canadensis Eleagnus
umbellata Quercus muhlenbergii Sassafras albidum Vitis spp.
Hawthorns X Cupressocyparis leylandii Leyland cypress Diospyros virginiana Persimmon Eleagnus
angustifolia Russian olive Eucalyptus sp.
At the generic level the segregation is good, except for Eleagnus
angustifolia, whose leaves are very close to those of the S.
maculata is a handsome variegated evergreen also loved by florists.
In a local park I noticed that a large eleagnus
, which is normally brightly variegated with golden marks in the leaves, was sporting an all-green branch.
30 -- Planted shrub, including Juniper, Eleagnus
, Barberry, Euonymous, Abelia, Blue Holly, etc.
The altar was adorned with a massive arrangement, organic in style, of white hydrangea, white lisianthus, garden roses, Vendela roses, bridal white stock, and white snapdragons with elements of eleagnus
and jasmine placed in an urn on a distressed column.
Choose shrubs with cream or gold variegation to brighten up dark areas - good performers are holly, euonymus, eleagnus
, and aucuba.
and butcher's broom are extremely robust and make solid hedges, and variegated holly can also be used.
QPruning my shrubs, I found a green shoot in my variegated Eleagnus
Shrubs such as Eleagnus
, Euonymus, Ceanothus, Ligustrum and Pyracantha all have variegated types for us to choose from.
Lupines are a good example in the herbaceous layer; Eleagnus
, in the shrub layer; and black locust, in the canopy layer.