Coconut scented plant identification help
Tony Yates Posts: 13
I had a woody semi evergreen shrub in my garden that died recently (water logged soil) and I want to replace it. However I have no idea what it was called and cant find it anywhere online.
It had a thick woody central trunk with very pale bark and woody branches.
It was about 6-8 ft high and 4ft spread
Pale green "paddle shaped" small leaves.
In summer it was covered in tiny white flowers which smelt strongly of coconut - we used to call it the coconut bush.
In autumn these flowers became a profusion of white, wool-like, fluffy seeds.
The closest I can see to the "look" is probably Elaeaganus Quicksilver.
Any ideas what it might be ?
Do you have a picture somewhere by any chance?
no definately not broom family. sorry no picture as it died.
In the sticks near Peterborough