Leycesteria formosa   Himalayan Honeysuckle I

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This shrub which originates from the Himalayas, is frequently used in both gardens and parks and escapes fairly easily.

It is found naturalised in the wild often in southern England but is dotted throughout Wales, Scotland and Ireland as well.

Near Llandulas, North Wales 16th July 2008

Added on 9th October 2008, updated 26th June 2010, updated 12th December 2013

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