Help with plant id

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Has anyone got any ideas what plant this is growing in a mixed hedge. Thanks Darren.

 

 

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,024

    It's Viburnum rhytidophyllum. Watch out for itchy little hairs down your neck if you crawl underneath

  • WillDBWillDB Posts: 1,778

    V. rhytidophyllum's a lovely plant. It looks best with something planted at the base to hide the bare stems which tend to develop. Here's a nice example at Iford Manor:

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-J8z84kKZ3gM/VBXOplYFtrI/AAAAAAAAK2o/BwQGbDMA4RU/w558-h843-no/IMGP7838.JPG

     Before I saw it growing  like that I always thought of it as a scruffy thing for planting round the back of multistorey car parks etc!

  • Thanks again nutcutlet for the info and also will for the photo looks a nice plant, i am going to take some cuttings.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,024

    I love it. Mine is still clothed to the ground so doesn't need underplantingimage

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