Prefers free-draining soil, not too acidic. During spring and summer, masses of pink buds emerge, followed by large white funnelform flowers with yellow centres. The Convolvulus Cneorum produces silky, silvery grey leaves and masses of pinkish buds that open to large white flowers. Positive: On Jan 25, 2007, bluespiral from (Zone 7a) wrote: I have found that with skimpy, floppy plants like this one, that they become very beautiful and lush interplanted with curly parsley - very pretty in pots and as an edging. Convolvulus cneorum - silverbushDESCRIPTION: Trailing Mediterranean ground cover, perennial with soft velvety silver leaves and pure white morning glory flowers.USE IN: Cottage style gardens, rockeries and hanging baskets, mass planting for groundcover, accent colour.LOCATION: Plant in full sun to maximise flowering. Admittedly, I tend to think of using plants known for their flowers or succulents in my containers. Convolvulus cneorum is gorgeous when grown in flowerbeds as accents against dark foliage, or cascading down the side of a terracotta pot. Add texture and interest to your garden with this hardy, evergreen shrub. Perfect for white or silver themed gardens, borders, containers and coastal areas. The plant’s toughness is made possible in part by tiny hairs that cover the grey leaves and give the shrub an overall silvery sheen.… Convolvulus cneorum is a compact evergreen shrub with narrow, oblong, silvery leaves. Bush Morning Glory enjoys a good deal of attention in the southwest, far from its Mediterranean origins, due to its ability to endure drought, excessive heat and full or reflected sun. Maybe more people should try growing them in pots. They seem to enjoy each other's company very much. A plant sure to improve a home’s curb appeal, Blue Enchantment Convolvulus is suitable for use in pots, hanging baskets and as a bedding plant. I’m willing to bet that purple hopbush (Dodonaea viscosa ‘Purpurea’) and bush morning glory (Convolvulus cneorum) probably weren’t the first plants that came to mind. Rotate the container and continue to tap, loosening the soil until the plant pulls smoothly from the pot. If planning to grow Convolvulus plants outside from seed then they should be planted at a depth of 3 mm (1/8th inch).. Convolvulus cneorum is a hardy, evergreen shrub with silky, silver-grey lancolate shaped foliage. 1. In areas with long summers, convolvulus can be sown directly into beds after the last frost has passed. In addition to all of its wonderful features, convolvulus cneorum has gained the RHS Award of Garden Merit. Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. The numerous flowers are funnel-shaped white flushed with pink when in bud. Grow in well-drained soil or gritty compost in a sheltered spot in full sun. Set the plant in the hole. In containers and borders, we love it with a little bit of sparkling, silvery silverbush (Convolvulus cneorum), some vivid, eye-catching golden marguerite (Anthemis tinctoria), or some red California poppies ‘Red Chief’ (Eschscholzia californica ‘Red Chief’) for an arrangement that’s truly stately. The container can also be removed by carefully cutting it down the side. Sow into a sunny part of the garden in the middle of spring. The plants are not frost hardy. photograph by Leonora (Ellie) Enking.. Convolvulus sepium - Now classified as Calystegia sepium - Hedge Bindweed. Convolvulus sepium - Hedge Bindweed by Gmayfield10; Creative commons.. How to Grow Convolvulus. Soak the hard seeds in water overnight before planting indoors, and keep the seeded pots warm. To remove the plant from the container, gently brace the base of the plant, tip it sideways and tap the outside of the pot to loosen. 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