Can anyone please these identify these Plants?

Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by Kevin Cowans, Jun 9, 2020.

  1. Kevin Cowans

    Kevin Cowans Gardener

    Joined:
    May 12, 2018
    Messages:
    353
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Doncaster
    Ratings:
    +485
    Hello all

    I hope you are well.

    I have a few plants that I am unsure as to what they are so any help in identifying them would be appreciated.

    There are five, at the moment, no idea why but I have always seemed to have an affinity with the number five :)

    1:

    2020-06-09 08.40.22.jpg

    2:

    2020-06-09 08.40.39.jpg

    3:

    2020-06-09 08.40.55.jpg

    4: Phlox? If so then which one?

    2020-06-09 08.41.04.jpg

    5: Phormium but which one?

    2020-06-09 08.41.25.jpg

    Thanks in advance

    Kevin
     
  2. Macraignil

    Macraignil Gardener

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2019
    Messages:
    90
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Avoiding getting fired.
    Location:
    Cork
    Ratings:
    +171
    Is 1 a penstemon and 2 a sedum?
     
  3. flounder

    flounder Gardener

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2020
    Messages:
    130
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Service Engineer
    Location:
    Brighton
    Ratings:
    +159
    4 is weigela florida purpurea
     
  4. Kevin Cowans

    Kevin Cowans Gardener

    Joined:
    May 12, 2018
    Messages:
    353
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Doncaster
    Ratings:
    +485
    Hello @Macraignil

    Thanks for the reply.
    I actually have a Penstemon a few feet away from No. 1 so I know it is not that, the leaves are different plus No. 1 has red split leaf tips (?).

    As for No. 2, it does look like a Sedum but I am not able to identify which one.

    Thanks

    Kevin
     
  5. Kevin Cowans

    Kevin Cowans Gardener

    Joined:
    May 12, 2018
    Messages:
    353
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Doncaster
    Ratings:
    +485
    Hello @flounder

    Thanks for the reply.
    Can you confirm that you meant No. 4 and not No. 3?

    I did look up the Weigela Florida Purpurea and it does look like No 3.

    Thanks in advance

    Kevin
     
  6. KFF

    KFF Total Gardener

    Joined:
    May 30, 2017
    Messages:
    3,741
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Worcestershire
    Ratings:
    +5,885
    Hi Keith,

    1) Is a Penstemon, there are hundreds of these all with different leaves, so thet are hard to identify until they flower. Generally the narrower leaves ones are the hardiest.

    2) Is a Sedum , probably a S. Telephium. These are now properly called Hylotelephium although many catalogues/Nurseries etc. still call them Sedum.

    3) is a Wiegela,, couldn't tell you which one until it flowers ( should be any time now ).

    4 ) Is a Phlox Paniculata. Sorry don't know which one as I don't grow them.

    5) Is a Phormium, probably Phormium Yellow Wave.

    The best way to identify plants once you know their Species name is to look at catalogues etc and then note their height etc. We can tell so much by the colour and foliage but a lot also depends on the way they grow..... height, bushiness, leaf type and colour etc.
     
  7. Kevin Cowans

    Kevin Cowans Gardener

    Joined:
    May 12, 2018
    Messages:
    353
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Doncaster
    Ratings:
    +485
    Hello @KFF

    Thanks for the reply.

    I shall look up your suggestions.

    Also, just a note, I also answer to Keith

    Thanks

    Kevin
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • flounder

      flounder Gardener

      Joined:
      Apr 26, 2020
      Messages:
      130
      Gender:
      Male
      Occupation:
      Service Engineer
      Location:
      Brighton
      Ratings:
      +159
      Ooh sorry, yes number 3!
       
      • Like Like x 1
      • KFF

        KFF Total Gardener

        Joined:
        May 30, 2017
        Messages:
        3,741
        Gender:
        Male
        Location:
        Worcestershire
        Ratings:
        +5,885
      Loading...

      Share This Page

      1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
        By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
        Dismiss Notice