Japanese Knotweed

Can anyone tell me if this is Japanese Knotweed?

Thanks,

Donald

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  • Liz SprostonLiz Sproston My gardenPosts: 21

    it looks like leycesteria formosa better known as himalayan honeysuckle

     
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,245

    Yes, looking at the flower, I would agree, Himalayan honeysuckle.

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,244

    yepimage

  • not japanese knot weed .leycesteria is what it is ,the stems are bamboo like with lovely shrimp flowers followed by blackberries.

  • Thanks for your replies Liz, Fidgetbones, Nutcutlet and Flowering Rose.

    As you'll understand, I'm quite relieved !

     

  • KT53KT53 Posts: 2,143

    Also known as 'pheasant berry'.  Be careful of the black berries, they stain like**** and the stain is very difficult to remove from clothing. Apart from that, a lovely plant.

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