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When I posted the first picture a couple of months ago, asking for identification, no-one could name it and you asked for a picture of the flower.  So here is the plant again, which now has a stunning yellow flower and many more buds.  Can anyone identify it now please?imageimage


  • NotyalcaNotyalca Posts: 134

    hypericum calycinum??  (Rose of Sharon) ??

    Its gorgeous! I'd like one! 

  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,732

    Flower is similar, but the plant is not right.

    Sorry I don't know what it actually is though.

    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,162

    Hypericum olympicum I think or maybe H. polyphyllum

    no doubt about Hypericum

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Having googled Hypericum I think you are right nut - it is most like the images of the Polyphyllum.  Yes the flowers are exquisite, but only last a day or two - luckily there are plenty of buds on the plant.  I think it is a perennial, and although the plant itself isn't looks quite fragile I am hoping it will overwinter in it's place by the pond.

    Thank you for pointing me in the right direction AGAIN! x

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,162

    Hi GD, yes, perennial but not one for a pond edge unless it's a dry one, more a rockery/gravel garden plant

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Yes, the pond edge is a dry one - with pebbles used for decoration.  We haven't got the natural/wild pond edge I had hoped for - but it is still very nice and I am pleased this Hypericum Polyphyllum is a perennial.

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