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help-identifying-these-plants-please-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 13:27

Sorry posted answer above.. went to add a link and message lost.

Hi Addict,

I am 99.9% sure that the leaves in pic one match Clethra.

There are several sp.

If you Google "Clethra leaves" you will see what I mean.

I tried to add it as a link last time... and messed up! 

help-identifying-these-plants-please-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 10:26

 

 

 

 

what-plant-is-this

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 10:19

Looks like Dombeya wallichii.

 

/forum/smilies/surprised_smiley.giffficial&channel=np&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=idcVUtHaGue_0QWf-YGQBA&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1536&bih=735]https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=dombeya+wallichii&client=firefox-a&hs=EZS&rls=org.mozilla:en-USfficial&channel=np&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=idcVUtHaGue_0QWf-YGQBA&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1536&bih=735

help-identifying-these-plants-please-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 09:11

Hi Nutcutlet.

How kind... thank you!

Moved home from South Wales to Perthshire Scotland.

All very traumatic

Homeless for nearly 2 months whilst all legal side to get sorted

Computer now connected.

Normal service almost resumed!

House still full of packing cases.

help-identifying-these-plants-please-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 08:52

1. Not a tree.

Not a juvenile tree. 

Leaves and flowers are completely wrong for a Horse chestnut!

It is a late flowering shrub called Clethra.

It should have a spike of flowers on the end of every branch.

A nice shrub.

I like them.

hemerocallis-corky

Posted: 13/08/2013 at 09:12

Sookie, when searching on www try using sites that you hope will be accurate... eg.RHS, Kew, Universities.

 

Google brings up  pictures by amateurs as well and can be misleading on occassions.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=3070

 

 

can-any-one-please-identify-these-flowers

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 22:05

1. I believe is Knautia macedonica. ...with the grey look to the leaves and red Scabiosa type flowers.

 

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=knautia+macedonica&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Lf0HUuLEKMbN0QWRroHAAQ&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1280&bih=583

unknown-plants-in-garden

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 09:26

Definitely Euphorbia lathyris.

It has white milky sap.

Be very careful the sap is toxic. See...

 

http://www.euphorbia.de/giftstart_e.htm

fuchsia

Posted: 09/08/2013 at 08:54

As others have said ....cuttings are best as then you will get an identical plant.

Seeds could be very variable.

 

All Fuchsia seed pods/ fruits are edible.

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