Here we go again.

Jack 3Jack 3 Posts: 360


These might be a bit challenging (but what do I know) as they are shrubs that are only just coming into leaf. The first two, I'm just curious to what they are, the third and fourth need some TLC and I want to find out the best care for them.










  • GardenmaidenGardenmaiden Posts: 1,095


    I think 3a and b are weigela. It could have pale pink or dark pink flowers. Not sure about the others atm.



  • Jack 3Jack 3 Posts: 360

    Thank you Gardenmaiden! I'm going to look up Weigela's now.

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,168

    need close-ups of 1 & 2

    4 MAY be a philadelphus, but cannot be sure.image

  • Jack 3Jack 3 Posts: 360

    Cheers artjak, I'll get close ups then. Philadelphus look nice when they flower, just seen pictures.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,648

    And the scent of Philadelphus is to die for image

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • Jack 3Jack 3 Posts: 360

    Ah, nice!

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 14,665

    4 could be kolwitzia

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 14,665

    the more I look at it, I reckon it's Kolwitzia amabilis. But I'd not stake my reputation on it.

  • Jack 3Jack 3 Posts: 360

    Ah thanks Hostafan, I just thought actually that I have a picture from last September of it, but it is bad quality, I had to zoom and crop it. Maybe you'll be able to tell though what it is from this.


  • JanOJanO Posts: 1

    1) looks like Dogwood, Latin name Cornus. Often has bright red stems giving colour to the garden in winter. Prune in winter (should be ok now still) taking out some of the thicker stems at the base and then new ones will shoot from ground level. 

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