Oranimental Shrub ?

Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by TwoAcresAndAGoat, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. TwoAcresAndAGoat

    TwoAcresAndAGoat Well-Known Member

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    I found this ornamental shrub. It was about 7 foot tall.

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    The leaves are stiff and waxy, probably an evergreen since all the deciduous trees have dropped their leaves by now. Blossoms are 2 3/4 inches. Like a lot of plants around hear the warm weather has tricked them into a flase spring bloom. (unless of course this plant is suppose to bloom in the winte
     
  2. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    I believe it is a camellia. Don't know the variety.
     

  3. inc

    inc Well-Known Member

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    camellia japonica, the 'common one' darned if i dont know the name. a real SC plant=it must be against a wall or in a warm spot.winterbloom
    we are borderline for it- we here would take the raggedy but hardier sasquana.
     
  4. NativeRose

    NativeRose Texas Country Grandma

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    I posted here yesterday and came back to add some more info and my post has disappeared. What happened? Did I do something wrong? I am confused :confused: :) Rosemary
     
  5. NativeRose

    NativeRose Texas Country Grandma

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    :haha: Can I say duh!! I found it in the gardening forum.
     
  6. AngieM2

    AngieM2 Big Front Porch advocate Supporter

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    Native Rose -
    I'm sure glad you found it.

    I haven't deleted, moved anything from here, and I'd have had to go searching with you.

    Angie
     
  7. Jen H

    Jen H Well-Known Member

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    Yep, that's a camellia. Around here, they start blooming in February.
     
  8. shorty'smom

    shorty'smom Well-Known Member

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    it's a camelia. wow. I want one. Can you grow them in zone 7?