Plant ID forum: need ID of blooming shrub

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Name: Ricardo Sandifer
Marin Co., CA
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ElJardineroGringo
Mar 24, 2018 8:09 AM CST
Currently blooming in Marin County, CA. Shrub about 6-8' tall. Tons of flowers and tiny leaves
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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HamiltonSquare
Mar 24, 2018 9:48 AM CST
It's an Erica. Common name is Heath. Not sure which one. Perhaps Erica canaliculata 'Rosea':
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.
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Name: Ricardo Sandifer
Marin Co., CA
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ElJardineroGringo
Mar 24, 2018 11:27 AM CST
OK thanks!! I did a bit of research and came up with this:

What do you think, does it look like a match? Cheers! Rich
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
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Silversurfer
Mar 24, 2018 12:00 PM CST
ElJardineroGringo said:OK thanks!! I did a bit of research and came up with this:

What do you think, does it look like a match? Cheers! Rich


Err no. Erica gracilis is a dwarf...
Your shrub the flowers very different ...note black stamen inside flowers.
HamiltonSquare was spot on with Erica canaliculata.

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Name: Ricardo Sandifer
Marin Co., CA
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ElJardineroGringo
Apr 18, 2018 6:28 AM CST
OK, thank you!! Much appreciated

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