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Plant ID please?

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Spiraea Douglassi

24 Jul, 2012


Inverglen is correct (but with one s and two i's). Now I.D. mine above please.

24 Jul, 2012


Errr - I've got Spiraea x billardii 'Triumphans', and the one in the photo loks just like it!

25 Jul, 2012


Thank you :)

I've looked up both and to be honest my inexpert eye is struggling to tell the difference between them! Is there a way of identifying one from the other? I realise Spiraea x billardii is a hybrid from Spiraea douglasii (is that the right way of saying it?), but I assume there must be some difference that I'm not picking up on?!

25 Jul, 2012


Looks like douglasii comes as one smooth flower head like one of those rocket shaped ice lollies whereas billardii comes as a collection of small round flower heads joined or nearly joined together. So I now think that I was nearly right and that Sprizhenry is totally right.

25 Jul, 2012


A Zoom lolly?! I remember those, I wonder if they still exist... Thanks :)

26 Jul, 2012


Now I'll have to go and inspect the flowers on my shrub! lol.

29 Jul, 2012

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