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Hi all,

I'm an absolute beginner in all things gardening... I have very recently moved into a new house with a lovely south facing garden, with 2 raised beds, with some plants in it. The only one I can positively identify is a very large rosemary bush. although we're planning on redoing the whole garden with some professional help, in the meantime i'm making an effort in keeping the plants alive and well, so we can eventually replant them.

can someone help me identify the plants in question?

thanks a lot in advance for the help!image






  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

    Hi raquel, welcome to the forum image

    Number 2 could have been daffodils, did it have any yellow flowers this spring?

    A random guess of Hebe for number 3 ???

    4 is a pieris, possibly "forest flame" or "mountain fire"

    6 is a bit euonymous like.... but I'm not certain enough to give a positive id.

  • autumngloryautumnglory Posts: 255

    Number 5 is choisya Aztec pearl. I think 3 is a hebe too!

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,166

    i is buddleia

    2 looks like something that hasn't flowered yet rather than something that's gone over, still very green and upright

    6 agree with Kitty, Euonymus.

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Thank you all for the help! Number 2 hasn't flowered yet, has a onion/garlic kind of smell, if it helps!

    i'll do my research on the names you've given me, and hopefully will keep them healthy!

  • Number 2 in my opinion is some kind of lily, but I can't tell which one at this stage.  Perhaps you could post it again when the flowers have opened raquelrmcarvalho.  Good luck with the new garden and welcome to the forum.

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 Posts: 5,150

    With the extra "smelly" clue, I'm changing my guess for number 2 to Allium.

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