Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

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Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby Keels » October 11th, 2018, 6:37 pm

Hi guys,

Just looking to identify this tree. These pics are the best i have at the moment. Hoping identify so i can work out if its safe to dig or wait til til next year. Anyway thanks in advance for any help you can provide in identifying.
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Re: Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby robb63 » October 11th, 2018, 7:05 pm

Looks like Camelia, sasanqua I think.
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Re: Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby DangerousDave » October 11th, 2018, 8:14 pm

Only time for a glance, sorry.. does look camelia. Possibly worth considering Rhaphiolepis?
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Re: Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby shibui » October 11th, 2018, 8:19 pm

Not azalea or camellia.
Possibly Escallonia species? Raphiolepsis is another possibility
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Re: Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby RogerW » October 11th, 2018, 9:36 pm

I agree with Shibui, Escallonia SPP. check out the spent flowers.
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Re: Possible azaelea....identification assistance needed

Postby Keels » October 12th, 2018, 9:50 am

shibui wrote:Not azalea or camellia.
Possibly Escallonia species? Raphiolepsis is another possibility


Think that correct from what ive "googled" the flowers i saw last year different lead me to believe its a Escallonia species. Cheers for the help guys.
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