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Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

Hi everyone,

I've inherited an amazing garden, but without any information from the previous owner I've started to try to identify the plants in the garden. I'm doing well so far, but I still have so many mysteries. Here's one that I'm not sure about:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/95516199@N ... hotostream


Thank you for your time,
Lori

I'm keeping a photo album of my garden online so I can eventually identify all the plants as they bloom. Any comments welcome and thank you in advance for insight you can share. https://www.flickr.com/photos/95516199@N08/

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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

Looks very like a Weigela
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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

A weigela! Thank you!!!

- Lori

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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

The plant with the thick succulent leaves and yellow flowers look like an ice plant.
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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

I'm not convinced (although I hesitate to say so, because JONA is very expert :) ) Doesn't the weigela usually have wider, more oval leaves? Are the flowers fragrant? If so, I would think maybe daphne.

On the second page of photos middle picture top row (it would help if you put numbers on them!) is barberry. Right picture 3rd row is smoke bush. Right picture 5th row is yarrow. I don't have time now to look beyond that page.

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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

I'm prepared to agree with RG that it could indeed be a Daphne....any sign of a good scent would confirm.
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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

Thank you everyone for your input. I will wait till it blooms to see if it has a fragrance. I wrote it in my garden notes: Weigela or Dapne. We shall see.

I also added the smoke bush, yarrow, and barberry (which I seem to have a lot of in my garden). I've organized the photos in sets, but it isn't easy to number them. :(

https://www.flickr.com/photos/95516199@N08/sets/

I've been working hard on the ground covers and discovered an amazing world of Stonecrop plants that I'm in love with. I'm an accidental gardener for sure, but it's starting to become a passion. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,
Lori

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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

What a healthy, gorgeous variety!

I took a look through your albums. In the ground cover section, my guess is that the plant that feels like lambs ear may actually be lambs ear. I have a couple different varieties and they do vary in leaf shape and height. The photo right after that looks like catmint. I agree with your nasturtium guess and the photo before the possible moss phlox looks a bit like evening primrose. In the winter the leaves look much like ajuga ground cover and then they sprout up in Spring. By the end of the season they get tall with pointed leaves and I kept pulling them thinking they were weeds.

Perennials section: The pink blooms before the Cimicifuga look like autumn joy seedum perhaps? The second to last one looks like jack in the pulpit. Two before that looks like solomon's seal and the white flower before that looks like a variety of daffodil.
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Re: Bush with green/white leaves and white flower

Excellent! Thank you!

I looked up all the plants you mentioned. This forum rocks! I've labeled all the photos now with numbers so it's easier to discuss. I'm a little unsure about the evening primrose (and the photo you were referring to), but I've written it down and will investigate.

Catmint, lamb's ear, jack in the pulpit - check!

Thanks again for your help,
Lori

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