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29/04/2013 at 18:41

 

 

Can anyone identify this shrub for me please ?me  

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/22842.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

29/04/2013 at 18:43

Is it flowering now Jane or is it an old photo?

29/04/2013 at 18:46

It's flowering now - I was given it yesterday by my Auntie.  It's in a pot, quite tall, say 2ft and it's got old and leggy.  I'd like to try and give it a new lease of life if I can.

29/04/2013 at 18:49

I don't know leguminous shrubs that well but I'll give it some thought, unless someone else identifies it immediately

29/04/2013 at 18:54

I think it is a Genista Jane

29/04/2013 at 18:57
29/04/2013 at 19:10

Thanks I'll look it up

29/04/2013 at 21:24

..that looks like Coronilla glauca, to me... have a look at that one...  it's in flower now...

the leaves on the Genista look a little different, but it's difficult to say without enlarging these images...

29/04/2013 at 22:58

I'm thinking Coronilla too.

http://www.infojardin.net/galerias/albums/userpics/normal_AZCA4.JPG

 

30/04/2013 at 07:48

I stand corrected

Pam LL

30/04/2013 at 09:24

Yes Coronilla citrina is a little bit lighter yellow flowers but i had a cutting of another variety from a friend last year that does have flowers like that.  It will do well in the border and flower almost all year round and cuttings are very easy to take.  Does it have a heavenly scent.  In the summer the scent travels many yards.

30/04/2013 at 20:13

Thank you - i will have a closer look at it tomorrow.

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