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Noun1.Elaeagnus - oleaster
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Elaeagnaceae, family Elaeagnaceae, oleaster family - shrubs or small trees often armed
oleaster - any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus having silver-white twigs and yellow flowers followed by olivelike fruits
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The foliage - which resembles outstretched hands - looks charming when cuddling up to bright-leaved evergreens like Euonymus Emerald Gaiety or Emerald 'n' Gold, Eleagnus Limelight and Choisya ternata.
Eleagnus Pugens Maculata is an attractive evergreen shrub growing to 3m its leaves are marked with a large deep yellow splash, very fragrant white flowers open in late autumn, popular with flower arrangers, their constant snipping of stems keeps it to a manageable size.
Indicatively, the plants down to include type: tamarisk trees, hedges and clumps of various shrubs (oleander, Eleagnus, Pittosporum, agaves .
Shrubs with cream or gold variegation can really help to bring light to gloomy areas - good performers are holly, Euonymus, Eleagnus and Aucuba.
in Europe, Prunus, Crateagus, Quercus, Ficus, Morus, Alnus, Fraxinus, Pistacia, Juglans, Ceratonia, Platanus, Fagus, Castanea, Tilia, Ulmus, Salix, Populus, Pistacia, Robinia, Malus, Pyrus, Vitis, Acer, Betula, Carpinus, Acacia, Eleagnus, Paliurus etc.
The guest tables were adorned by hanging garden-type flowers with draping jasmine, eleagnus, and bamboo, with mounds of hydrangea, snapdragons, and Vendella roses.
The eleagnus to the left and behind that a glimmer of pink from the unfurling buds of the Japanese acer 'Osakasuki'.
X Eleagnus umbellata X X Fagus grandifolia X Fraxinus pennsylvanica X X Gleditsia triancanthos X Ilex decidua X X Juniperus canadensis X X Ligustrum vulgare X Liquidambar styraciflua X Lonicera japonica X X Nyssa sylvatica X X Ostrya virginiana X Finns taeda X X Prunus serotina X X Quercus alba X X Quercus coccinea X X Quercus falcata X Quercus imbricaria X Quercus marilandica X X Quercus rubra X X Quercus stellata X X Rhus alata X X Rosa multiflora X Rubus allegheniensis X X Rubussp.
We could detect the honeysuckle and sweet rocket and the tiny but potently perfumed flowers of Eleagnus 'Quicksilver' that were permeating the air.
Try eleagnus ebbingei – a tough evergreen that won't bat an eyelid in a force 9 gale.
Among garden and field crops, legumes include beans and peas, clovers and alfalfa, though there are many non-crop leguminous species as well (black locust, lupines, Eleagnus spp.
on Cirsium arvense, Tehran-Peykanshahr, 28 April 2002; Capitophorus eleagni (Del Guercio) on Eleagnus angustifolia, Zahedan, 14 April 2003; Myzus persicae (Sulzer) on Malva neglecta, Tehran-Peykanshahr, 26 April 2002; on Spergula arvensis, Tehran-Peykanshahr, 18 May 2003; on Datura stramonium, Zahedan, 18 April 2003.