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03/02/2013 at 14:11

I took cuttings form someone else's garden of some kind of large twiggy thing, did not have any leaves on then. I rooted them in a small plastic pot and leaves are coming and have rooted well, I am not sure what it is and would like anyone's thoughts of what it could be please - pictures below.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18151.jpg?width=177&height=226&mode=max

   
http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18152.jpg?width=176&height=225&mode=max

  

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18153.jpg?width=221&height=224&mode=max

 
http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18154.jpg?width=221&height=231&mode=max

03/02/2013 at 14:16

Flowering currant? http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/plants/plant_finder/plant_pages/3288.shtml

if  I'm right and you rub the leaves between your fingers they will have a strong smell.

03/02/2013 at 14:34

That would be my thought, hope it's a nice one.

03/02/2013 at 14:40

Leave do smell after rubbing them - so could be, not sure what sort of strong smell there should be to expert - smells bit like grass or leaf

03/02/2013 at 14:47

That's my thought as well

03/02/2013 at 15:39
Gardengirl.. wrote (see)

Leave do smell  - smells bit like grass ,,,

Er, hmmm.

How do you describe the smell of flowering currant.

Did the smell induce in you a profound mystical experience. Because that's what happened to C S Lewis...

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=WB2lMHe-NfQC&pg=PA95&lpg=PA95&dq=%22c+s+lewis%22+smell+%22flowering+currant%22&source=bl&ots=Q2LDDGWczx&sig=Wzfzld-BQ5mL2TCL5J_YxnhuIn8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=9H8OUfTUJoaH0AWlj4CoDw&sqi=2&ved=0CD0Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=%22c%20s%20lewis%22%20smell%20%22flowering%20currant%22&f=false

The smell of flowering currant and hawthorn is referred to on this page, in the prose just beneath where it says 'the magic is waiting' and the photo...

http://campnarnia.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/spring-has-come-to-narnia.html

03/02/2013 at 15:45

Smell is so subjective - I've heard the smell of flowering currant described as 'like cat pee', but I like the smell of flowering currant, and I certainly don't like the smell of cat pee 

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