ID for a plant???

MaquaticMaquatic Posts: 5

Can anyone help with the ID of this plant please, I have an idea what it might be, but just wanted to ask the experts??

Many thanks...

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  • star gaze lilystar gaze lily Posts: 11,272

    Its flowering nutmeg.....Leycesteria formosa..  really pretty flowers.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,266

    Leycesteria  formosa, aka himalayan honeysuckle

    it looks like the birds bought you a present.image

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    its the shrimp bush leycesteriaimageI have grown them from seed.

  • star gaze lilystar gaze lily Posts: 11,272

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    You might want to move it later, once its established as its a medium/large shrub. I have one, I love it.

     

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,266

    Lots of alternative common namesimage

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,251

    Nobody's mentioned pheasant berryimage

  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    how about Pheasant berry?image

  • MaquaticMaquatic Posts: 5

    Thank you all, you have confirmed my suspicions. I have looked in several books and on websites, coming up with the same answer and many common names.

    What a fantastic forum and a wealth of knowledge.

    Many thanks again. 

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