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Alan4711Alan4711 LincolnshirePosts: 1,630

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 we inherited this pot ,it needs some help once identified pleaseimage

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  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 8,546

    It is a Rhodedendron of some sort.

    Did they tear it out with talons of steel
    And give you a shot, so that you wouldn't feel?
    And washed it away as if it wasn't real?
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 14,705
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • Alan4711Alan4711 LincolnshirePosts: 1,630

    nice one many thanks Azalea it is thank you image

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 35,152

    Yes azalea Alan. It would probably be happier out of that pot I think! image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Lion SLion S Posts: 263

    It's a bit early for that Azalea to flower now, even though plants seem to be ahead of their normal flowering period. IMHO this is Rhododendron 'Praecox'. It's always the one of the first of the Rhododendrons to flower in our part of the world. 'Praecox' means "early".

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 8,546

    Strictly speaking it is not possible to tell whether this is an azelea or a Rhode as you cannot count the number of anthers.

    It is a particularly important differential anyway. Basically the azeleas make up 2 genuses of the Rhode family and they have 5 anthers per flower.

    Did they tear it out with talons of steel
    And give you a shot, so that you wouldn't feel?
    And washed it away as if it wasn't real?
  • landgirl100landgirl100 Posts: 655

    To a botanist, they are all Rhododenron. I agree with Flowerchild, could well be 'Praecox'.

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