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Identify please

hi could anyone identify this shrub please. Bees and butterflies absolutely love it 😊 


  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 8,234
    It's ivy, in its mature, flowering stage.
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,282
    There are ashtrays of emulsion,
    for the fag ends of the aristocracy.

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • Jacqueline29Jacqueline29 Posts: 386
    edited September 2019
    It looks like a form of ivy, this flowers and also later on produces berries, which is beneficial for the birds during the winter months. I have the same in my garden. It is swarming with bees and I also get the red admiral, and holly butterflies on it as well. 
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,538
    We get a lot of hoverflies pretending to be hornets on ours.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 26,996
    I've got Ivy Bees, Colletes hederae :) plus assorted Diptera, lots of wasps and mixed Hoverflies

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Thank you 😊 
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