Accepted name: Ulmus ×elegantissima
Known in Australia only as the cultivar under the Cultivar tab.
TAS: Longford (Gillander's Nursery, 1 m tall in 1993).
Source: (1997). Ulmus. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
A slow-growing, dense, stoloniferous ornamental shrub to 2 m tall. Leaves in 2 rows, small, about 2.5-3.5 cm long, densely distributed on the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, rough above. Used for rockeries and in bonsai. Recently introduced to Victoria. Named and introduced to commerce by Hilliers Nursery, England in 1967 as a hedging plant after its discovery in a private garden in Selly Park, Birmingham, England.