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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.


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.




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.


Posted: 10/08/2013 at 09:26

Definitely Euphorbia lathyris.

It has white milky sap.

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


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.

Mystery plant

Posted: 17/06/2013 at 22:48

Looks like Salix sp.. a willow.

plant ID

Posted: 16/06/2013 at 22:32

Mogra Attar would appear to be Jasminum sambac... this sounds very possible.



plant ID

Posted: 16/06/2013 at 22:03

Gardenia is probably more likely if it is from India.

Especially as you say it is scented.


It is really important for accurate id to be told where pics are from!

Pics to show the whole plant , leaves and flowers as well please.

plant ID

Posted: 16/06/2013 at 21:55

Where is this flower?

Can you add more good pics please.

It could be a Gardenia sp..

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