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Susan369Susan369 Posts: 3

Please can anyone identify this shrub?



  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,354

    My first thought was Amsonia tabernaemontana but that's not a shrub.

    Is this really a shrub? 

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 29,839

    I think you're right.  I've only read about this one but never found it to buy.

    I shall have to try seed.  Another one for my shopping list.

    Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,249

    I would have said Amsonia too, but as you say it is not really a shrub.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,354

    I think it's amsonia.

    Susan, is this your plant or did you see it somewhere else and assume it was a shrub?

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Susan369Susan369 Posts: 3

    Thank you all for your help.  The plant was seen at Eaton Hall gardens and I wrongly assumed it was a shrub. In retrospect, I realise it is an herbaceous perennial!  

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,354

    It can be hard to tell if you can't poke about in them. image

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • plant pauperplant pauper Posts: 6,904

    Those are some heavy duty plant supports! 

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