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Unidentifiable shrub

Question from Fiona kirby

In forum: Identify a plant

Please can someone help identify this tree/large shrub. It is in full flower now, and is absolutely beautiful but we are at a loss to know it’s name. The client has had it many years and it does give it a hard cut back sometimes by a metre or more after flowering. The flowers don’t have a scent. We’ve been through many books but are stumped. Thank you for your help.

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  • Posted: Fri. 6th May 2022 18:46
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Could you tell me what this is please

Photo from Garry Kitchen

In forum: Identify a plant

Its sprung up everywhere around the garden has shallow runners which shoot off everywhere

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  • Posted: Thu. 5th May 2022 13:13
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Mystery Shrub

Comment from Andrew

In forum: Identify a plant

I was given this plant some years ago as a rooted offset from a plant growing next to a stream - a dense thicket of arching stems up to two metres. I was told it was a type of willow. Planted it in an unsuitable position and it languished for some years. Moved it last year to a wetter spot and it put on much more growth though only a single stem. Then, very early this spring a pink bud appeared which opened to a flower as pictured (somewhat the worse for wear) in April. Appears to me to be a Prunus - certainly not a willow.

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  • Posted: Tue. 3rd May 2022 20:56
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Hi can someone help me identify this plant

Comment from Ingot

In forum: Identify a plant

This plant which appears to me somewhere between a grass and a reed. It has started to invade a border bed. I have seen it locally invade acres of bluebell wood in Leicestershire. It can be tenacious and rugged. I`m curious to find out if its a native plant or imported

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  • Posted: Tue. 3rd May 2022 11:52
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Unknown plant in street border

Photo from Colin L

In forum: Identify a plant

One suggestion is Oncostema, but that looks pretty rare for the UK

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  • Posted: Sun. 1st May 2022 12:48
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Does anyone know what this plant is?

Question from Liv K

In forum: Identify a plant

Does anyone have any idea to what this is? Its older leaves dry up and go almost snake like in texture....

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  • Posted: Fri. 29th April 2022 10:43
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Can anyone identify this plant please

Question from Wendy Doyle

In forum: Identify a plant

It is deciduous with variegated pink green and white leaves, see photos

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  • Posted: Mon. 25th April 2022 10:06
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identify plant and prune it properly

Question from Eileen Christie

In forum: Identify a plant

I suspect this is just a shrub that has not been pruned for 20 years and is now tree size (5 metres-ish) with multiple stems. Round, red, almost translucent berries in autumn which stay all winter if the birds don't scoff them. They are like little bunches of redcurrants. Actually it looks rather like a redcurrant, now I come to think of it.

It needs a proper pruning, but I'd like to figure out what it is first. Thanks in advance

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  • Posted: Sat. 23rd April 2022 14:28
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how to buy these plants on line

Comment from Elaine Simmons

In forum: Fuchsia 'Walz Jubelteen'

how to buy

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  • Posted: Wed. 20th April 2022 16:19

What is this plant

Question from Jan Helle

In forum: Identify a plant

I planted this plant lasdt year and have no recollection of what it is!

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  • Posted: Sat. 16th April 2022 19:41
  • Last reply: Tue. 26th April 2022 21:15