Plant ID forum: Would appreciate some ID assistance with this please.

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Sep 21, 2016 9:00 AM CST
I believe this might be a Himalayan plant anyone able to put a name to it please?.
Thank you.

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Name: Jeanie
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Sep 21, 2016 9:20 AM CST
Hi Zen1!
Not sure where you are located...that always helps with identification.
This looks to me like Love Lies Bleeding (amaranthus caudatus) at first glance.
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Name: Sue
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Sep 21, 2016 9:29 AM CST
Leycesteria formosa, maybe 'Golden Lanterns'
Name: Danita
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Sep 21, 2016 9:30 AM CST
Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa)
Looks like it's probably one of the golden-leaved forms. Smiling

(oops, cross-posted with Sue Smiling )
[Last edited by Danita - Sep 21, 2016 9:31 AM (+)]
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Sep 21, 2016 9:31 AM CST
Sorry foraygardengirl ...I'm in Scotland .UK....yes I can see why you think it could be Amaranthus caudatus because of the leaves.....but the flowers look quite different..??..
The whole plant is about 5ft high and maybe 4 ft across.

Sep 21, 2016 9:39 AM CST
Brilliant....what a great website this is...!! Hurray! ......Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns' it surely is....!!.

Many thanks all.... Smiling


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