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My favourite September shrub

My favourite September shrub (Leysesteria Formosa)

Leycesteria Formosa or Himalayan honeysuckle. This shrub which was popular in Victorian gardens is not very fashionable now. I think it is a real shame as it is so beautiful in late summer/early autumn.

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There is a variety now available with gold leaves, good shrub also known as 'Pheasant Berry'

1 Oct, 2007

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This photo is of species Leysesteria Formosa.

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