Alex 4

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Any ideas?

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 09:31

I want an evergreen specimen shrub that will eventually reach a height of no more than 5-6 foot. It has to be fairly narrow, say no more than 2 foot across though I don't mind trimming it. I don't want any sort of conifer. Has anyone got any suggestions? Thanks!

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Posted: 24/07/2016 at 16:50

Thank you!

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Posted: 24/07/2016 at 16:40

Please can anyone identify this plant? It has seed pods on with small pea-like seeds inside.

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Posted: 15/07/2016 at 12:46

...........and it is definitely not a tree. When I bought it, I was told it would eventually reach a metre and it has just about done that in 6 years. Dies back completely in the winter.

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Posted: 15/07/2016 at 12:45

It has very pretty long white flowers at the moment

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Posted: 15/07/2016 at 12:44

When I say it sends out runners, I mean a couple of stems a year grow about 4-6 inches from the base, which I can then dig out and use as a new plant. It certainly isn't invasive at all.

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Posted: 15/07/2016 at 12:05

Please could anyone tell me what this shrub is. It is deciduous. New leaf growth comes as a salmon colour then turns green. It is about a metre tall and send out runners whch I then turn into new plants. Thanks!

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Posted: 26/05/2016 at 15:42

Are there any ferns which are evergreen, hardy and grow to 3-4 feet? I haven't got any ferns.

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Posted: 26/05/2016 at 15:08

I want a shrubby type evergreen hardy plant for a very large pot on a north-facing wall - it gets very little sun. Ideally growing to 4-5 foot. Any ideas?

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Posted: 21/03/2016 at 09:44

This is in London - really thinking of evergreens and very modern

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