How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Bush morning glory, Silver bush—Convolvulus cneorum
Family Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)

Plant Identification

Bush morning glory is a fast-growing evergreen shrub. Leaves are smooth, silvery, and lance-shaped. Funnel-shaped white or light pink flowers with yellow centers form in late spring and summer.

Optimum conditions for growth

Bush morning glory prefers full sun but can tolerate some shade. Plants prefer light soil, moderate amounts of water, and good, fast drainage. Prune regularly to keep plant renewed.

Flower buds of bush morning glory
Flower buds of bush morning glory
Pests and disorders of Convolvulus cneorum

Invertebrates

Diseases

Environmental disorders

Weeds

Vertebrates

Foliage of bush morning glory
Silvery leaves of bush morning glory


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