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amlistsamlists Posts: 9
Hi - can someone help me identify this plant?  It is like a large bush at the side of the road.  The flowers are only small though - about 4-5 cm long.  Thanks

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  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,629
    Do the flowers smell? They look like Privet, Ligustrum.
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,671
    edited July 2019
    de ja vue......

    Hi again rockpiler....To repeat my answer....Looks like Ligustrum sp...common name Privet.

    Much loved in UK for hedges.
    Normally hedges are trimmed so you don't always see the pretty panicles of tiny 4 petal flowers.
    Yes the flowers are very scented....but to me they smell of cats pee....hate the smell.

    https://garden.org/thread/view/110379/What-is-this-plant-please/
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • amlistsamlists Posts: 9
    Thank you for your help.   I would never have thought of the plant being privet.  I loved the smell, hence the post asking what it was.  Thanks all for the info.
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