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By Stripes

West Sussex, United Kingdom Gb

Does anyone now what this is called, please




That's Spiraea douglasii (Steeple bush) - bit different from other spiraeas - was surprised to discover it's one of them, lol

30 Jun, 2010


Thank you Okasia, it's been covered in blooms, we also have a small one in the front garden.....

30 Jun, 2010


It gets pruned in the spring and you can cut it back as hard as you like it will grow up again and flower just like this year. One word of warning however I have found it likes to wander via under ground stems. I would ruthlessly cut them out as soon as you spot them or it will be all over the garden in no time.

7 Sep, 2010


Thanks Scotsgran, I did give it a light prun after it had flowered but this afternoon I see it's in flower again, I see what you nmean about the suckers, thanks for that......

7 Sep, 2010


I do hope you are enjoying the new house and garden. I missed that you had moved. .

7 Sep, 2010


Yes very much, I don't regret any of it. I now have a much bigger garden than what I did have and feel so much more relaxed here. Once again thank you I've just added you on to my favorites.....

8 Sep, 2010

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