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Hello all, we recently moved into a lovely place in Cornwall but with tiny kiddies and the world going to hell in a handcart, the garden has gotten slightly out of control. 

I’m hoping someone can help identify the plants and flowers in the image so I can start sorting this mess out. I’m hoping if I know what I’m dealing with at least I can start treating each as required. 

Zero gardening experience but determined! 

Thanks in advance. Stay safe everyone! 



  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,687
    The strappy leaves on the bottom right might be Phormium Tenax. Need a close up of the bottom left leaves, but could be a type of Astilbe. The round leaf plant is most likely Bergenia. The mass of leaves on the right, most likely Acanthus Mollis. 

    To help others, please try to photograph a close-up photo of each individual plant. There are may plants with strappy leaves.
  • AnniDAnniD South West UKPosts: 10,999
    The one with pink flowers near the wall looks like a camellia.

  • Hopefully this helps? 

    Thanks again folks! 

  • bullfinchbullfinch SurreyPosts: 563
    The one with the large oval leaves at the bottom of pic 3 might be bergenia, and the one with the prickly looking leaves could be acanthus mollis.
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