Gilt Edge Elaeagnus

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Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge'

Gilt Edge, or Variegated, Elaeagnus is a semi-evergreen shrub that is 4-6' feet tall and somewhat wider. Its dark-green leaves are banded with golden-yellow.

This hybrid is a cross between E. macrophylla x E. pungens.                          Wonderfully Fragrant Autumn Flowers

Photos courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub
Foliage Type Broadleaf Semi-evergreen
Height 6' - 10'
Spread 6' - 10
Shape Upright, Loosely Rounded form
Primary Foliage Color Green w/Yellow Variegation
Seasonal Foliage Color Green w/Yellow Variegation
Flowering Season Early summer
Flower Color White
Berries Drupes
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7  to 9