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weeds
Panhandle, FL
(Zone 8a)

April 6, 2014
12:51 PM

Post #9806214

My son has moved to Oregon and I am in FL so I am not much help for him
identifying plants.
Any help will be appreciated from 2 people who are learning new territory!
What are these and we are grateful for answers...I know they are common plants
to a lot of people, it just happens those people are not us!

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nel5397
Groveland, FL

April 6, 2014
7:21 PM

Post #9806508

The 1st one is an Azalea. The 3rd one is a Rhododendron of some kind.
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

April 6, 2014
10:48 PM

Post #9806607

I agree with Nel; the second one may be a "Spanish lavender".
steadycam3
Houston Heights, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 7, 2014
12:13 AM

Post #9806615

I wondered if the 2nd one could be rosemary.
weeds
Panhandle, FL
(Zone 8a)

April 7, 2014
6:20 AM

Post #9806723

Thanks for your help. I will have more I am sure as he
is trying to fix up his yard! I never thought he would do that
so I am happy about it!

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

April 7, 2014
7:44 PM

Post #9807405

Have your son rub the foliage of #2. If lavender, it will smell (oddly) like lavender, if rosemary, it will smell like ...rosemary.
weeds
Panhandle, FL
(Zone 8a)

April 8, 2014
4:51 AM

Post #9807533

Good idea!
Also, all azaleas I have ever seen have their leaves all year and this first picture
seems to have lost it's leaves, do some of them do that or maybe because of the
area it is growing in?

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

April 8, 2014
4:54 AM

Post #9807537

There are deciduous azaleas.
weeds
Panhandle, FL
(Zone 8a)

April 8, 2014
5:21 AM

Post #9807557

OH! News to me. Thanks, I was confused and uneducated about them!

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