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2 shrubs to ID please

Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by amanita, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. amanita

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    The top one is a Spirea.

    Sorry, can't see the other one it's too blurry :(
     
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    • amanita

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      thanks for that anyway
       
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      Maybe the one with larger flowers is weigelia
       
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      Last picture looks like hawthorn?
       
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      Pink flowers belong to Kolkwitzia amabilis.

      Note the hairs at the back of the petals that give the clues for id

      https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=k...IIPTUYS-g4AE&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1536&bih=728

      http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ESkol3pNnGU/Ta5NctN7PUI/AAAAAAAAAQo/F-37DuqoV-I/s1600/IMG_5062.JPG

      White flowers belong to Spiraea sp.
      Possibly Spiraea nipponica Snow mound.

      http://oregonstate.edu/dept/ldplants/images/sp-ns-v991.jpg

      Hawthorn leaves are very different shape.

      https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=c...&sa=X&ei=PldvVeDzMoXdUZeqgPAE&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ
       
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      thanks a lot buddy, just had email from a pro nursery guy in Hagley confirming the kolk
       
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      who reacons the spirea is 'argutum'
       
    • amanita

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      suppose you cant agutum with that
       
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