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Albizia julibrissin

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:50

No, I have seen many Albizias, small ànd tall, but I have never seen this or heard it mention. Could it be some kind of fasciation (from Webster's Dictionary: a malformation of plant stems commonly manifested as enlargement and flattening as if several stems were fused)??

Is it possible to post a picture of the leaves, TaraMaiden?

Can you help identify these plants please?

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 14:31

I don't think it's Cornus alba 'Sibirica', as that cultivar of Cornus alba has bright red stems. Cornus sericea ' Flaviramea' has yellow or bright green stems. It is a cultivar of Cornus alba, though. Probably C. alba 'Elegantissima', since there's a hint of red on the stem and branches.

Can you help identify these plants please?

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 15:06

I agree with Nutcutlet, that last photo, nr.9 is some ssp. of Viburnum plicatum.

Rhododendron ponticum leaf problem

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 14:58

Linda, try googling Phytophthora cinnamomi + Rhododendron as well as Phytopthora ramorum + Quickthorn and have a look at the pictures coming up. If your plants look like that, I'm afraid you might have a problem. 

Unknown Conifer

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:32

Have a look at Cupressus sempervirens cultivars, I have a feeling you´ll find it there   

Plant ID

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 17:27

Lucky sister!! These Salvia's even look good after flowering, but can  sometimes suffer from powdery mildew. I always cut them back if that happens. And they love their soil dry, very dry even. At least , that's my experience

Plant ID

Posted: 08/06/2014 at 13:12

It's Salvia verticillata, might be S. verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

Can You Identify These?

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 19:53

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

Problem With Pear Tree

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 14:31

It looks like Pear leaf blister mite. Read more about it here: http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=661

If the infestation is severe, it is possible that the young fruit is infected.

A very fast growing climber to cover cherry tree by this summer

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 15:59

If you like white flowers you could try growing Solanum jasminoides, Potato vine up the tree. It behaves like an annual, as it's frost tender but it's certainly growing fast.

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