A common plant in Australian gardens, Convolvulus Cnoerum is well known for its silky silver foliage and masses of white flowers. It is an easy-care plant that requires little water.
The white funnel shaped flowers are borne from late spring till autumn.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE:
A shrubby plant with dense stems and leaves.
POSITION & USES:
Full sun and free draining soil will give best results. Plant in a low maintenance or Mediterranean style garden. Can be used as an informal low hedge or path edging.
Incorporate grit if the soil is prone to water logging. Fertilize lightly with slow release fertilizer in early spring and prune by a quarter after flowering to promote bushiness.
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- Red Can = Plants require little water in hot, dry weather
- Green Can = Plants require deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather
- Blue Can = Plants require deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.