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Plant identity please

Hi everyone, I am hoping somebody could tell me what plant this is which was gifted to me by a neighbour ?

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  • grouchergroucher Posts: 35
    sorry forgot the picture 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,278
    edited 6 August
     Leycestaria formosa sometimes called  Himalayan honeysuckle but it’s not actually a honeysuckle. 


    https://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/leycesteria-formosa/  Bees love the flowers and birds, especially blackbirds, love the berries. 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • grouchergroucher Posts: 35
    Thanks very much! As always a very quick and informative answer greatly accepted!
    thanks again

  • philippasmith2philippasmith2 Posts: 1,921
    A spreader too when happy - an attractive plant tho and useful for your wildlife :)
  • grouchergroucher Posts: 35
    Thank you :)
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