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Br1an
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:14 pm    Post subject: Help Identifying 3 plants/shrubs Reply with quote

Hi,

Can anyone help me identify the three plants/shrubs in the pics.

Also, anyone any advice on controlling them.
Then pink and yellow guys are in a very large planted area amongst various trees like hawthorn, Scots pine, mountain ash and crab apple. But they are getting very big. I also have dogwood in there, but in January I cut them down to about 1 foot high to keep them a nice size come summertime.

The third shrub is starting to pop up in other beds in the garden and I may move some of them back to the largest area when the time is correct.

Thanks all,
Brian.





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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From what I can see ( craning my neck sideways ! ) the yellow one is Forsythia, the pink one possibly a Ribes or flowering currant ( not too sure about that as I've never seen one so vividly coloured ) and the top one seems very like an Amelanchier.....lucky you...one of my favourite small trees.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the reply,

Sorry about the rotation, they are correct on my photobucket account but wrong when I link them?

I'll re-create the link and see if that works.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Looks like Amelanchier.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelanchier

Agree with sive.
2. Ribes.
3. Forsythia
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