Flowering Tree Name!!

Ladybird_1970Ladybird_1970 Posts: 3
edited 13 June in Problem solving
Can anybody tell me what this tree is called?? It has the most beautiful flowers...Photo taken few months back now...Thankyou.
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  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 17,081
    Hello almost namesake! Your lovely tree is a Camellia.
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  • Muddle-UpMuddle-Up Posts: 10,418
    Looks like a camellia, Ladybird_1970.  Very pretty one, too!
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  • Ladybird_1970Ladybird_1970 Posts: 3
    Ladybird4 said:
    Hello almost namesake! Your lovely tree is a Camellia.
    Thankyou Ladybird!! I can now go nd buy one 😁
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 17,081
    There are lots of beautiful ones to choose from. Happy researching!
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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 45,188
    edited 13 June
    @Ladybird_1970

    Just thought I'd mention that camellias need acid type soil.  You may find this info helpful   http://www.burncoose.co.uk/site/content.cfm?ref=Camellia+-+Care+Guide

     :)
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  • Mark.coetzee74Mark.coetzee74 Posts: 2
    Could anyone please tell me the name of this tree. Your help would be greatly appreciated. 
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 808
    edited 13 June
    I believe it is cornus kousa.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 45,188
    I agree ... Cornus kousa. 
    If you stop taking chances, you'll stay where you sit. You won't live any longer, but it'll feel like it.” 
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 17,081
    Mark, what an absolutely stunning specimen of Cornus kousa that is. It could be the one called 'China Girl'.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • Mark.coetzee74Mark.coetzee74 Posts: 2
    Thanks guys now all I need to do is find out where I can buy 1 for my garden. 
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