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05/09/2013 at 12:55

Can anyone tell me if this is Japanese Knotweed?




05/09/2013 at 13:02

it looks like leycesteria formosa better known as himalayan honeysuckle

05/09/2013 at 13:11

Yes, looking at the flower, I would agree, Himalayan honeysuckle.

05/09/2013 at 13:50


05/09/2013 at 18:43

not japanese knot weed .leycesteria is what it is ,the stems are bamboo like with lovely shrimp flowers followed by blackberries.

05/09/2013 at 22:26

Thanks for your replies Liz, Fidgetbones, Nutcutlet and Flowering Rose.

As you'll understand, I'm quite relieved !


05/09/2013 at 22:39

Also known as 'pheasant berry'.  Be careful of the black berries, they stain like**** and the stain is very difficult to remove from clothing. Apart from that, a lovely plant.

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