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How can i trim this bush


By Nita

west sussex, United Kingdom Gb

not sure what its called,but it comes out in lovely white with yellow middle flowers, but when it has flowered it really needs a good cut back as it has got really big with gaps in it,would be gratful of your help as this was my late mums and i dont want to ruin it. thanks




Sorry about your Mum. Hope someone recognises this for you. Trimming shrubs is usually best after flowering, by autumn at latest.

6 May, 2009


it looks like a very big potentilla or a helianthamum. google their images and see if it is and then look up cultivation tips for the plant.

6 May, 2009


Is it not an overgrown Cistus Ladanifer or Cistus Eucalyptus, can't see the leaves clear enough but that is what I would go for, Look that up on the webb they will give you close ups I am sure that you can compare.

7 May, 2009


thanks, will have alook on google, when it flowers i will put picture up, hopefully clearer than this one.

7 May, 2009

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