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A few years ago the garden was being cleared and I turned up to find this bush having being ripped out of the ground , I cut the roots down a bit and put it in this big pot to give it a chance , Is it a lilac as I think and will it survive in the pot or should it be back in the ground?




Looks like a lilac, yes. BUT they can be very hard to control, shooting up everywhere. At least it is contained!

3 May, 2009


I think it would be happier in the ground if you now have your garden sorted, I don't find the lilac hard to controle, possably depends on the soil.

3 May, 2009


I'm not sure it is a Lilac Mac, It looks like a Pieris. Get a terracotta pot which the plastic one will fit into, keep it like that through the summer, plant out in the autumn.

3 May, 2009


Thanks all

It has small purple like flowers on it I will take a close up later on today for better identification ,

3 May, 2009


have a look at my lilac photos Mac as i did quite close up ones of the flowers. They smell divine too :o)

3 May, 2009


the leaves are identical to yours Seaburn, and I think the flowers are a bit behind , I will get a close upwhen flowers open.

4 May, 2009

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