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Help needed in identifying mystery shrub.

CettiCetti Posts: 22

I have been out in the garden today restoring order, including cutting back and extraordinary tangle of dead branches and shoots muddled up with the rambler I am retying to its supports.

It has stout pithy stems, reminiscent of elder, mid-green leaves, some of which have survived the winter, and in October, when I moved in, it still had loose sprays of small white flowers.

It's multi-stemmed and is coming up in the border, from INSIDE the wall it's growing against and appears to be shooting from a buried stem almost like a runner. Most extraordinary is the way it's roted itself into the wall where there are loose stones, about seven feet up. 

Any ideas?


  • AmeidaAmeida Posts: 2

    It sounds as if it could be jasmine, but maybe someone else has a better answer.

  • CettiCetti Posts: 22

    It's not Jasmine (I have yet to tackle the horror that is the overgrown jasmine jungle). If I get time I wil upload a pic tomorrow. Thanks anyway.

  • If it was flowering in October, it's possibly the white flowered version of Solanum.

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