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Identify Shrubs

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 14:36

The first of the second group is Lonicera pileata

the third a hebe

Shrubs and Trees

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 14:29

and I forgot to mention the dead leaves that take years to rot down

Shrubs and Trees

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 10:08

Think about the probabilities. Which is the one found in found in all GCs, sold by all hedging companies and forming miles of hedging in the uk?

Prunus laurocerasus

Shrubs and Trees

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 09:51

I think they're just standard Prunus laurocerasus Angie. Mine often drop the fruits at the green stage.

Why don't some of us like them?

For me, too big and lacking in elegance.  Can be pruned back, but look awful for weeks afterwards.  A tendency for the odd branch to go yellow and die back, causing further die back after  removal. Branches get very top heavy and break off in heavy snow if we get any. And last week the wind ripped a large branch apart and into another which will result in the whole thing being cut back to base when we get round to it

Odd flowers on Aquilegia Black Barlow

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 09:40

There's nothing standard about aquilegias unless you have a species that has been grown miles away from any other species. (and I mean species, not a hybrid or cultivar which most of them are). The are a promiscuous lot and you get what you get which will be different again in the next generation

Please help - garden plants dying

Posted: 08/06/2015 at 08:43

Yes, that's the one. 

Do you know the history of your piece of ground? Mine was used as a dump for years and there are some areas where things just won't grow. They might start, but then go yellow and die.

And are they all woody things that have died or have herbaceous plants died as well?

Plant ID please anyone

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 22:53

could be,  Gardenmaiden. I had in mind the similar(ish) Telekia as a possibility

Shrubs and Trees

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 22:51

Nor me Papi Jo, I wish I'd never planted them

Plant ID please anyone

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 22:32

Do those leaves smell at all when you sqeeze them?

Please help - garden plants dying

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 22:11

I think that's Euphorbia robbiae which may swamp smaller plants but doesn't poison them. 

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