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24/05/2014 at 21:18

Can anyone help with the ID of this plant please, I have an idea what it might be, but just wanted to ask the experts??

Many thanks...


24/05/2014 at 21:22

Its flowering nutmeg.....Leycesteria formosa..  really pretty flowers.

24/05/2014 at 21:23

Leycesteria  formosa, aka himalayan honeysuckle

it looks like the birds bought you a present.

24/05/2014 at 21:25

its the shrimp bush leycesteriaI have grown them from seed.

24/05/2014 at 21:26


You might want to move it later, once its established as its a medium/large shrub. I have one, I love it.


24/05/2014 at 21:27

Lots of alternative common names

24/05/2014 at 21:30

Nobody's mentioned pheasant berry

24/05/2014 at 21:45

how about Pheasant berry?

24/05/2014 at 21:45

Thank you all, you have confirmed my suspicions. I have looked in several books and on websites, coming up with the same answer and many common names.

What a fantastic forum and a wealth of knowledge.

Many thanks again. 

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