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What is this purple blossom?

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WhatToDo99 Thu 20-Apr-17 19:38:13

I discovered a very nondescript shrub, went on holiday for 2 weeks and it's turned into this. Does anyone have any idea what it is? Thanks

IcelandicWarriors Thu 20-Apr-17 19:38:45

Lilac?

MrsBertBibby Thu 20-Apr-17 20:11:30

Lilac.

WhatToDo99 Thu 20-Apr-17 20:16:14

Ah super! Thanks!

echt Fri 21-Apr-17 15:44:50

Get up close and sniff. You will be rewarded.

JamesDelaneysHat Fri 21-Apr-17 15:47:26

Smells lovely when fresh and like bad breath when past it! grin

steppemum Fri 21-Apr-17 15:52:04

lilac. The problem with lilac is that it is a veyr boring non descript shrub for 11 months of the year. then is flowers and it is lovely and you could forgive it anything, then it finishes and you have another 11 months of boredom!

WhatToDo99 Fri 21-Apr-17 17:49:15

Exactly! I'd been hacking away at it trying to cut it back as it was everywhere at the back of my overgrown garden I'm trying to tame. I left a few bits, went on holiday and came back and it was suddenly all lovely!

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