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Can anyone tell me what this bush/tree is? We just bought a house and I'll probably be putting up more 'name this plant' posts so I can learn how to tend them. Thanks in advance!

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I think it might be Philadelphus or mock orange.

8 May, 2017


Agree, something big like Virginal.

8 May, 2017


In which case, you'll need to prune it after flowering - take out about a third of the older branches.

8 May, 2017


Thank you everyone!

8 May, 2017


Nope, not Philadelphus - looks much more like Deutzia, probably D. scabra plena, although the photos aren't great on detail. If the flowers aren't scented, then Deutzia it is. Prune immediately after flowering is over just the same though.

8 May, 2017


I agree with Bamboo - the leaves (as far as I can see) look more like Deutzia.

8 May, 2017

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