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14/07/2013 at 12:03


I have a couple of plants and no idea what they are. Can anyone help please? I have a couple pictures of each which hopefully will help

Thanks. Angela.


14/07/2013 at 22:28

Hi Angela, the top looks like young buddleia foliage, either that or olive foliage?  Second one could be Leycesteria formosa (Pheasant berry), have you had flowers on either of them?

14/07/2013 at 23:37

Could one be a form of salix (willow) there is one with very simular leaves

15/07/2013 at 07:06

I would have said the first was an olive initially but the red stems are suggesting it is part of the willow family

15/07/2013 at 18:29

Many thanks everyone for your suggestions. Not had any flowers on either yet. The top one I bought from a garden centre a couple of years ago but lost the label and for the life of me can't remember what it was . The second one appeared by itself (bird dropping perhaps?) and I thought I would leave it and see what it became. I'll follow-up your suggestions and let you know if I find anything conclusive.

Thanks again.


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