shrub identity?

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 Any ideas on the identity of this shrub? Sorry the close up of the leaf is a bit blurry. thanks

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  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,133

    Weigela?

  • The leaves do look a bit like Weigela but the stems are all woody, no fleshy stems that I'd expect from summer's growth.

     

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,020

    I can't see that as a weigela. The growth pattern doesn't look right

    I wonder about one of those prunus with the purple leaves

  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,133

    That's why I put the question mark.

    Could well be Prunus pisifera nigra.

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