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11/05/2014 at 13:51

Can anyone help me identify the following plants?

The first picture is 2 plants growing up the side of a fence, they were here before I moved in. I was thinking that maybe the one on the left was a Cotoneaster as it seems to have similar leaves and produced red berries in winter. However I am probably wrong! lol
I have no idea what the second one is in the photo, it didn't produce any berries and neither of them have thorns.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45398.jpg?width=275&height=350&mode=max

 Lastly is this plant, all I know is it is a Perennial. 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45399.jpg?width=315&height=350&mode=max

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45400.jpg?width=610&height=350&mode=max

 Any help would be greatly appreciated, it drives me mad not knowing what something is! lol

11/05/2014 at 13:58

I think the 2 shrubs are 2 different cotoneasters

11/05/2014 at 14:19

Ditto Nutculet.

No idea what the other one is though.

11/05/2014 at 14:34

Is that perennial hardy NGCARDS?

11/05/2014 at 14:36
Yes nutcutlet, I just have no idea what it is called lol
11/05/2014 at 14:39

I agree. The smaller leaved one is probably cotoneaster horizontalis and good for the position it is in. The larger leaved one is probably thank you to the birds and I would say it will get too big for the situation it is in.

Second picture,  a primula of some sort. I would post again when the flower opens.

11/05/2014 at 14:41
Yes I was rather surprised to see how close the two were planted and will most likely have to try and tame the second one soon.
Great idea, hopefully it will open soon!
11/05/2014 at 14:47

They're not plants I know well but google lewisia and see what you think

11/05/2014 at 14:50
I've already got a few lewisias, the leaves have a different texture and look. Thanks for the suggestion though.
11/05/2014 at 14:54

Could it be arabis? 

11/05/2014 at 17:02

Hmmm not sure. Guess we will have to wait until it flowers.

11/05/2014 at 17:24

It's a good photo and the plants is quite distinctive. I should think someone will recognise it soon.

11/05/2014 at 20:47

Bringing this up to the top for ID of the 2nd plant

11/05/2014 at 22:58

Thanks Nut.

12/05/2014 at 19:53

I think it could be a Primula species, Primula beesiana maybe?

12/05/2014 at 20:01

I can't think of any primulas that have leaves on the flower stem ....... 

12/05/2014 at 21:39

Is it Arabis blepharophylla? 

12/05/2014 at 21:55

I think yarrow2 has hit the nail on the head there!

12/05/2014 at 22:53

Hose in hose primulas have flowers with leaves like that.

12/05/2014 at 23:31

You could be right Yarrow, hopefully it will flower soon which will help us know for sure. 

It is certainly proving more tricky to identify this second plant than I thought it would lol

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