Monday, 7 January 2013

Garden news.

This is looking really impressive this year and will get better, but, what is it?

20 comments:

cogidubnus said...

I'm not much of a gardener John, but is it some kind of wisteria (Japanese type?) - if not then I'm baffled...

All the best

Dave

© Karelian Blonde said...

Errrr...it seems to be green stuff...

Keith said...

Triffid?

John Greenwood said...

Dave, remain baffled.

John Greenwood said...

KB,you're correct in that respect.

John Greenwood said...

Keith, Twat!

Elaine Denning said...

Budlea?

John Greenwood said...

Hello, Elaine. Afraid not.

Lost in Covington said...

The flowers remind me of Stachyurus praecox but I am stumped.
BTW - I love your blog I am a long time lurker from back in the Merrie Monk days. Keep up the good work

John Greenwood said...

Thank-you, Lost in Covington.

John Greenwood said...

Lost, i've just googled your sussestion, sadly, no.

Guyana-Gyal said...

It's a New Year Tree!

Happy new year, JohnG.

Mickle in NZ said...

It's a mock-icicle tree!

ChrisB said...

I know I've seen it but getting senile so can't remember what it's called. I'll let you know if it comes back to me!!!

Pat said...

Lamb's tails leaps to mind.

John Greenwood said...

Happy New Year, GG. XX

John Greenwood said...

Clever guess, Mickle! x

John Greenwood said...

Pat, I see the resemblance.

cogidubnus said...

Hi John

The missus just peered over my shoulder (she who used to work in a garden centre) and identified it straight off as Garrya Elliptica - the Silk Tassel Bush...I knew she'd have her uses some day!

She also says it's a nice specimen!

All the best

Dave

John Greenwood said...

Dave, correct! Well done to your missus!