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17/03/2013 at 13:59
http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20009.jpg?width=350

 Hello Forum,

I moved into my house in December 2011 and descovered this plant in the undergrowth. So far no flowers have been produced to give me a clue as to what it will be. Can anyone help?

17/03/2013 at 14:06

Hi Snoopy.

That's a very small image. Have you got anything a bit bigger?

17/03/2013 at 14:13

Hi, please show the leafes on the basis (old leaf) and the new yellow too.Thanks.

17/03/2013 at 14:37

Looks a bit camellia -ish??

17/03/2013 at 16:38

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20023.jpg?width=159&height=119&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20024.jpg?width=159&height=119&mode=max

 Same pics but bigger I hope. I thought Camelia but without flowers to help I'm stuck. When do camelias flower?

17/03/2013 at 16:42

Around now-those picture are no better-we cannot zoom in on them

17/03/2013 at 17:01

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20029.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20030.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20031.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20032.jpg?width=300&height=350&mode=max

 I put the iphone down and went back to using the camera. Hope these are better

17/03/2013 at 17:08

Although it looks camellia-ish I don't think it is. The shoots are wrong, of course I may be wrong (wouldn't be the first time)

This is my young camellia do you see what I mean?

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20033.jpg?width=350

 I gues  it could be a different variety

17/03/2013 at 17:08

That is better-still think camellia-though my record on ids is not good

My guess the reason it hasn't flowered it has been swamped and not had enough light.

Are you going to keep it-whatever it is?

17/03/2013 at 17:09

Yes they are! I can see why you're thinking camellia, but I'm not sure. Looks very healthy though!

 

17/03/2013 at 17:11

Alternative guess-could be escallonia??

17/03/2013 at 17:15

A viburnum tinus,maybe ?

Pam LL x

17/03/2013 at 20:32

Or one of the evergreen honeysuckles

18/03/2013 at 15:04

fushia?

18/03/2013 at 15:06
cherry red wrote (see)

fushia?

No-definitely-would not be in leaf now anyway

18/03/2013 at 20:33

Its staying whatever it turns out to be. Somone before me chose it for their garden and the roses here are brill so I'll wait to see what comes. Many thaks for all your input xx

18/03/2013 at 21:38

Let us know won't you Snoopydoy

19/03/2013 at 20:49

Definitely, with pictures

20/03/2013 at 15:50

Hi - just posted this once -

Have just come back from a GC trip and I aw a shrub (evergreen ) which I think is yours. I was very excited when I saw it, I didn't write down the variety but the genus was Crataegus (hope i've spelt it correctly)

20/03/2013 at 16:45

sorry, Rosa, I've looked at some species of this family, everyone have different leaves fron the bush above. For camellia also the leaves from bush above are to "soft" . I have no idea now...

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