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is perriwinkle part of the privet family? My Mum is allergic to privet - it brings her out in an itchy rash if she comes into contact with it - she has perriwinkle in her garden and has noticed a similar reaction with this.



they may have similar chemicals in them even if not related. poor mum.

25 May, 2011


Ah, so that's why you wanted to know, lol! Our reactions to various plants can be unpredictable - I react to certain conifers if I brush against them, but not all. Now, if only I could remember which ones give me trouble...

25 May, 2011


They are in two different families but, as SBG has already said, may container similar chemicals.

25 May, 2011

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