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3 plant id please

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user1494670108 Tue 12-Jun-18 18:28:12

I've marked them 1,2,3 think 1 could be photinia (hope-so!).
3 has come out of nowhere and seems to grow fast which is fine where it is so long as it's not going to take over

MrsBertBibby Tue 12-Jun-18 23:04:56

I don't think that's photinia I'm afraid.

squidgesquodge Tue 12-Jun-18 23:09:40

1 isn't photinia. Is it scented - although I doubt you can tell without flowers? If it is, it is another white flowered shrubs whose name begins with a P but I can't remember.
2 is a weed. No idea of the name
3 could be laurel.

JT05 Wed 13-Jun-18 08:53:50

1 could be a young Philadelphus, which would get white scented flowers, in time.
2 is a rose bay willow herb, weed. It spreads by seed, so remove it and any friends that it has.
3 could be a type of Skimmia.

JT05 Wed 13-Jun-18 08:55:38

In the photo 2, you also have wood avens. The plant with yellow flowers. They are a nuisance weed/ wild flower and should be removed.

user1494670108 Wed 13-Jun-18 18:08:14

Thanks JT, I've unfortunately got loads of those, it's a bit of an ongoing battle

squidgesquodge Wed 13-Jun-18 19:01:15

JT - yes, philadelphus is the plant I was thinking of

user1494670108 Wed 13-Jun-18 20:23:59

Thanks all, 1&2 are gone, I've left 3 in place (for now!)

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