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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:58 pm    Post subject: ID please Reply with quote

Can anyone tell me what this is please, found up a lane on a hedgerow.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like flower from one of the Vinca, but not sure
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Michelle mum has them growing opposite her house they look amazing Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree it is Vinca sp
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Easy to tell which Vinca.
Vinca major has hairy leaf edge.
Vinca minor are nor hairy.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've always called it Periwinkle, but I'm common
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

silver surfer welcome back see youve ID all the plant IDs, well done
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