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31/07/2013 at 14:02

Can anyone please help me to identify some of these plants, shrubs and trees in my new garden?

1 A & B The next two pictures are of a thick trunked tree/shrub seems to have been trained to bend over and run horizontally as a hedging. It has lush green waxy leaves like a laurel?

 The next is a tree (2 pictures 2a & 2b) I took as a cutting about 6 years ago


 3 A small spikey little shrub/bush

 4 I'm pretty sure this is a Heuchera but i'm not sure which may be Plum 'something'?

 5, was sold this un-named as a ground cover plant, it has lovely silvered leaves and delicate little flowers

 6, A small green hedge, not sure of type?

 7 Finally a short grass which is turning a lovely gold colour, not pony tails though?

 A big list I know but I so want to get to know my new garden and the plants I have brought to it. As you can no doubt tell i'm a learner. I want to get to know my plants and trees and read up on then but am struggling to confirm what they are.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

31/07/2013 at 14:15

#6 might be a pyracantha. Is it very thorny?

#1 might be some kind of cotoneaster.

31/07/2013 at 14:59

1 = Prunus laurocerasus 'Zabeliana'  (Common Laurel)

2 = Cotinus coggygria 'Nordine'  (Smoke Bush)

3 = Berberis thunbergii 'Admiration'  (Japanese Barberry)

4 = Heuchera 'Jade Gloss'

5 = Lamium maculatum variety  (Spotted Deadnettel)

6 = Pyracantha  (Firethorn)

7 = Stipa tenuifolia  ( Mexican Feather Grass or Pony Tail Grass)

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