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Can you name this plant

I think it has a disease can it be cured does anyone know what it is and what the plant is called 

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  • AnniDAnniD South West UKPosts: 10,349
    My guess is it's a Physocarpus "Diablo"  :)
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,337
    And the disease is Scale insect, possibly Brown Scale:
    The shrub doesn't look to big to manually clear them by scraping them off using a soft plastic spatula or stiff brush.  A bucket of slightly soapy water helps and you might want to wear gloves as their removal makes a rather sticky mess!

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • Thank you very helpful 
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