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nittley
Stanley, NC

July 25, 2012
11:31 AM

Post #9218205

Help identify this flowering shrub. It's about 4 1/2 feet tall has bright green leaves (no odor) with lovely pink flowers which smell like licorice./anise.

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tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

July 25, 2012
11:35 AM

Post #9218216

Looks like an Agastache to me.

poisondartfrog

poisondartfrog
Barbourville, KY
(Zone 7a)

July 25, 2012
11:40 AM

Post #9218223

I believe it is a Clethra.
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

July 25, 2012
11:44 AM

Post #9218226

It's funny that you say that, 'cuz I was just thinking that it really doesn't look like my Hyssop, once I looked closer at the flowers. Though I'm not familiar with Clethra, I'm going to agree with you. :-)
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

July 25, 2012
11:54 AM

Post #9218244


http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/150/

:-)

ViburnumValley

ViburnumValley
Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

July 25, 2012
4:45 PM

Post #9218637

tlm has it - 'Ruby Spice' is the most common pink flowered selection (or it sure used to be) with distinctly darker pink flowers that are kind of stubby compared to the species and white selections.

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