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hywel

By Hywel

Carmarthen, Wales Wal

Id needed please.
I bought this a few days ago and it was labelled 'shrub'... but can anyone tell me it's name please ?



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sorry hywel - no idea but happy St Davids day :o)

1 Mar, 2010

 

I do know this - but I can't remember its name, I only found out what it was last year, I'm pretty sure it began with a C - if Fractal doesn't answer it before I come up with it, I'll get back to you after a bit of searching around...

1 Mar, 2010

 

Well I've searched everywhere, can't even find the original question where I supplied the answer last year - its driving me bonkers, I might just have to send Fractal a PM to put me out of my misery, never mind your knowing what it's called, Hywel, lol!

1 Mar, 2010

 

Hywell put this on the blog page as well. I thought perhaps a daphne? with all those tight looking little buds up the stems....

1 Mar, 2010

 

No, not Daphne - I'm so irritated I can't remember, it wasn't one I knew of at all ,but I saw it in a garden centre and, praise be, it was labelled, so that's how I found out, and it wasn't anything "usual" or commonly known. Why oh why didn't I write it down somewhere - actually I probably did, on an old envelope, long recycled I expect. Sorry Hywel! Have PM'd Fractal about it anyway.

1 Mar, 2010

 

You've got me racking my brains now.....I half thought of a Perovskia...sort of whiteish stems....but its not that......Hurry up Fractal....where are you....lol !!

1 Mar, 2010

 

Thank you everyone for your efforts.
I never understand why they label things as 'shrub' ... lol

1 Mar, 2010

 

Have a look at Strollers recent pics one of them looks very similar to yours :)
Ozothamnus salago ?

1 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks. I've had a look now and I think it is the one

1 Mar, 2010

 

Interesting plant, Hywel.
Happy St David's Day to you - i'm glad someone else mentioned that, nearly forgot it, how could I?!
Might make you chuckle to hear I woke up early (v unusual for me) and woke my hub by shoving a leek gently under his nose. Don't think he was too impressed actually...

1 Mar, 2010

 

I'm pleased you've put this on Hywel...I was looking at the same ones in Wilkos and wondered why they don't name this range of plants....all called "shrub" !

1 Mar, 2010

 

It has been named for me - Ozothamnus selago.

Janey I think it's stupid puting 'shrub' on the label ....lol. But then maybe there are those who wouldn't know a shrub if they saw one lol ;o)

Thank you Weeding. I wouldn't like the smell of a leek under my nose first thing in the morning either lol

1 Mar, 2010

 

I'm not convinced - looks too grey to be Ozothamnus and if it is one, looks more like O. rosmarinus to me, but, a better, close up picture would be good. I still think it's the one I can't remember the name of, lol!

2 Mar, 2010

 

Well, this isn't an Ozothamnus but is in the same family. I keep looking at Leucophyta but it still doesn't quite match that either. I will keep looking.

6 Mar, 2010

 

I'll try and put a better photo tomorrow.

6 Mar, 2010

How do I say thanks?

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