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I am back with more pictures. please identify with botanical names if possible.

These are pictures from May/ June. I would also like to know when and how to trim them.

thanks in advance.

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Bit far away, the first two pics, but the top one's probably Pieris, doesn't need pruning, but if you must do it, trim it after its flowered, the second pic is Chaenomeles I think, usually grown up a higher wall than that and pruned after flowering, not sure what the bottom one is with the yellow flower.

23 Aug, 2010


1. Pieris, no prune unless you feel the need to stop it from growing naturally! 2, Chaenomeles, mid-spring, after flo as Bamboo says, and sometimes a summer trim will aid the production of fruiting wood, but just a trim of the longet new growth, and
3, day lily. Leave it alone or lift and divide in spring, if you need to. It's a tough plant, so if you get it wrong, it'll correct that wrong for you.
Phil J

23 Aug, 2010


The botanical name of a Day Lily is Hemerocallis, just to add that.

23 Aug, 2010


Ah Spritz you beat me! I was going to say Day Lily.

24 Aug, 2010


Well, I might have, only Aimankay asked for the botanical names! :-)

24 Aug, 2010

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