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By Macpat

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi everyone.
Afraid I haven't been on the site for a while. Had a bit of a horrible year.
Can anyone please tell me the name of this plant/shrub? I saw it in a garden on one of my walks and it is looking absolutely stunning at the moment. Thank you in anticipation.

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Leycesteria something or other, possible formosa.

Pheasant berry.

Some people regard it as a thug because its seeds spread readily but I love it and especially love the gymnastics the birds go through to get at the berries.

9 Nov, 2011


Yes as said Leycesteria formosa also known as Himalayan Honeysuckle.

9 Nov, 2011


Thankyou so much, Thepoisonga and Pimpernel for your help. Much appreciated.

9 Nov, 2011



10 Nov, 2011

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