Elaeagnus ebbingei is a very tough everygreen shurb that has a quite and interesting textured leaf. Dark green on top and a matt silver underneath. Elaeagnus normally flowers in Autumn and produces small fruits in the Spring. It is quite a fast grower with up to 30cm a year possible. It can be planted close to the sea or in a windy spot. Its not a fan of alkaline or wet spots.