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Can anyone help identify this plant please

General post from gavinharrison

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I do some part time gardening for some friends, I can't work out if this is a Tulip bush or a Magnolia seems to flower twice a year

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  • Posted: Fri. 18th October 2019 19:05
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can you identify this plant?

Question from subhani rana

In forum: Identify a plant

Hi! We have a very overgrown plant in our office but no one knows what it is, is it possible to tell with these images? Thought they were something like dracena marginata. Thanks!

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  • Posted: Wed. 16th October 2019 15:57

Is this a climber?

Photo from Heather Read

In forum: Identify a plant

Hi, just taken on a voluntary gardener role, so working out what’s there. Any advice on this dark green plant please, it’s been planted in a raised bed with trellis behind it.
Thank you

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  • Posted: Tue. 15th October 2019 23:23
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Can anyone identify this plant please

Photo from Stephen Minshall

In forum: Identify a plant

Bought at a cat boot it looks tropical to me, don't know what size it will grow to or if it flowers or fruits at all, please help

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  • Posted: Sat. 12th October 2019 13:37

Can you identity this plant?

Comment from Andy Hutchinson

In forum: Identify a plant

Pale purple star cup shaped flowers from a black / green case. Leaves are dull green with small black spots on top. Grow up to 6 inch long, veined.
Plant is 1 metre tall, hard but not woody black / green stem. Deciduous? Perinneial???

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  • Posted: Sat. 12th October 2019 11:24
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Cactus ID

Question from Wild Edge Garden Design

In forum: Identify a plant

Hi all - any ideas as to what type of cactus this is? It is growing in my sister's garden in Perth, Australia.
Thank you in advance!

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  • Posted: Fri. 11th October 2019 16:53

Can you identify this plant for me?

Photo from Thomas O'Brien

In forum: Identify a plant

This plant seems to have self seeded in a pot we left outside our greenhouse, Two weeks ago it flowered with white tubular flowers.

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  • Posted: Thu. 10th October 2019 14:38
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Help identifying shrub

Question from Mark

In forum: Identify a plant

Hi all

Recently came across an established evergreen shrub. It’s been kept to about 5ft, haven’t seen it flower. I'm inclined to think it’s a type of escallonia but the leaves are bigger than other escallonia i’m familiar with. It’s thornless and has berries similar to a berberis, hope someone can help.
thanks for your time

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  • Posted: Wed. 9th October 2019 18:33
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Please identify this geranium

Question from Simon Lucas

In forum: Identify a plant

It looks like a field mallow, but taller. It attracts bees strongly in summer, but I don't know its name.

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  • Posted: Tue. 8th October 2019 14:58
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Thuja Plicata Atrovirens or Thuja Plicata Martin

Question from khurm chaudry

In forum: Trees and shrubs

I am looking for privacy trees, as I have some flats overlooking my back garden.

I have narrowed the trees I want to either 1) Thuja Plicata Atrovirens or 2) Thuja Plicata Martin, but am confused on which of these to go for. I would like answers to my questions below to decide.

1) Which of these is the quickest growing?
2) What is the maximum height each of these trees can reach?
3) Keen to avoid cleaning leaves and trees waste. Do shred bark or cones?
4) How many trees would I need to plant to cover 17m?

I would greatly appreciate some advice.

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  • Posted: Fri. 4th October 2019 10:19