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 it is from a two metre plant that has appeared in the last couple of months at the border of my property


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,350


    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,425

    Yes, thats looks like Ivy that is in full flower. Was it covered in Bees.?


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,078

    When ivy gets mature enough to flower it's leaves change shape and it can get quite bushy.

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Definitely common ivy - this is what it looks like right now in an out-of-control area in my garden:



    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,875

    The flowers are a really useful food source for pollinating insects, and the berries are winter life-savers for many wild birds and small mammals, so if it's in a place where it's not doing any damage it's really good to be able to leave it alone for the winter, and cut back in the spring if needed to keep it under control. image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

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