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Naming my plants


By donnah


I am trying to do a list of my plants on GOY And I have lost a lot of the labels from the plants I was wonering if the GOY members could help me out by telling me the names of these plants

Number 1 this is quite a large bush and green all year round

No 2 This is also green all year round but turns a lovely red colour at certain times of the year

This one stays green all year I bought from a garden center as it was something different

No 4 This one turns a lovely shade of grey/ blue

no 5

no 6 I bought these yesterday I no the names of these ones Thank you GOY members Donna

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Number 1, Chiosia ternata, (mexican orange blossom)
" 4, looks like a Picea pungens of some kind,
5 viburnam tinus

3 Mar, 2009


Thank you funky thats great

3 Mar, 2009


Agree with no. 1 - Choisya ternata, but 5 is a Skimmia, isn't it? 6 could be a Rhododendron, I think, from the one bud and the shape of the leaves. 2 might be a Viburnum but not sure (not tinus) 3 appears to be a fern - do you think, Donna? How big is it?

3 Mar, 2009


Hi Sprithenry no 3 is about 3 ins tall and about 12 wide

3 Mar, 2009


If its leaves are soft as well, then definitely a fern - I'll try to look it up in my Fern book - but later!

3 Mar, 2009


I agree Spritz 5 is a skimmia japonica but is 6 a pieris ? Just going on the leaf formation and the flower buds in a small cluster.

3 Mar, 2009


No 1 - choisya ternata

No 2 - possibly a photinia

No 3 - cyrtomium falcatum

No 4 - You need to get bluespruce on the case

No 5 - skimmia

No 6 - pieris?

3 Mar, 2009


No 4 - Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

3 Mar, 2009


No. 4 looks like Juniperus squamata a spreading juniper. There are several named forms and might be 'Blue Star'.

3 Mar, 2009


just to say i have those faces too!!!!! :0)

3 Mar, 2009


I'll say again just for those that need a bit more convincing - Juniperus squamata 'BLUE STAR'

3 Mar, 2009


Does nunber one have yellow flowers now?
Then Daphne laureola aka Spurge Laurel?

3 Mar, 2009


There seems to be some confusion over no 6. I thought it looked like Pieris. Could you put a photo of the flower when it comes, then it could be identified .

3 Mar, 2009


Good thinking, Hywel!

3 Mar, 2009


Yes will do Thank you all for your help

4 Mar, 2009

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