Plant ID forum: Thought it was a camellia ...

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Nov 12, 2015 3:55 PM CST
Then it surprised me with blooms.

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Thanks!

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Nov 12, 2015 5:27 PM CST
Are the flowers scented? Do some of the leaves have a little serrating on the margins? Are the leaves opposite?

Look at Osmanthus x burkwoodii ..

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hybridizer Birds Seed Starter Cat Lover
Pollen collector Moon Gardener Hibiscus Greenhouse Dragonflies Garden Ideas: Master Level
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Xeramtheum
Nov 13, 2015 12:42 PM CST
That's the guy! Thanks!
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Nov 13, 2015 1:22 PM CST
Thumbs up Looks like a really nice Osmanthus (Osmanthus x burkwoodii) too; I bet the fragrance is amazing!
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Nov 13, 2015 1:31 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hybridizer Birds Seed Starter Cat Lover
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Xeramtheum
Nov 13, 2015 2:32 PM CST
I have two of them. They will be moved elsewhere.
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