Bloemen-flowers Convolvulus cneorum

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  • Article number: CONCNE01

Convolvulus cneorum is a shrub-like that is common on the shores of the Mediterranean.
Belongs to the family of the Convolvulaceae of which there are more than 200 different species.
There the Convolvulus cneorum grows on the calcium deposits of the rocks. Certainly on the Italian peninsulas of Sicily and Sardinia, these silver orb grow in abundance.
The soft leaves of this Mediterranean shrub are green with silvery hairs. This plant is also evergreen in winter.
Furthermore, you can best give this silverwind a place in full sun. There she will bloom abundantly from May to the end of September. First the pink flower buds appear.
The funnel-shaped flowers are approximately 3-4 cm in diameter, white in color and a yellow core.
You do not have to fertilize the plant very much, she likes poor, well-drained soil. If you give light fertilizer in May and a little more is enough in July. Also, the silverwind drought is tolerant and moderate watering is sufficient.
The Convolvulus cneorum can become a shrub with a diameter of 100/120 cm and a height of 70/90 cm. If pruning is desired then do this in autumn.
The silver breeze can also be kept very well in a hanging pot and the best comes into its own.
Overwintering if kept as a container plant in a light cool place is sufficient. Water reliably, but do not let it dry out.
If planted in the ground then in a sheltered place, preferably on the south and a lot of sun, the growth and flowering will be much better.
In case of more than moderate frost, cover the plant with climate cloth or fleece.
Winter hardiness zone 8a (-10ºC).

  • Article number: CONCNE01
  • Minimum temperature: -10ºC
  • Location: Sunny, half shadow
  • Soil type: No special requirements
  • Water requirement: Normal
  • Full ground: Yes, protection in case of severe frost
  • Tub plant:
  • Flowering period: 5-9
  • Origin / habitat: Mediterranean, Sicily, Sardinia
  • Growth rate: Reasonably fast
  • Maximum plant height: 70/90 cm
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