pink flower ID, is it an oleander?

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  1. florecitarosa

    florecitarosa New Seed

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    These are in my backyard.I´m not sure what they are, can anyone help?
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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Not sure about Oleander, it appears to be a Rhododendron of some kind. I don't know which one but I'm sure someone can give you more details before long.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I don't think it is an Oleander.I'm just not sure what it is can you take a photo so we can see how it grows.
     
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    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    I agree with Toni, it's a Rhododendron.
     



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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I have a rhododenron just like that in my own garden. Sorry I don't know the exact name of it though.
     
  7. florecitarosa

    florecitarosa New Seed

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    Thank you very much Toni, Glendann, Cajunbelle and Eileen for your kindness and fast replies.
    I´m glad to know it's a Rhododendron, because I´m afraid of oleanders for my pets.

    Thank you very much again.
     
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    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Is it a big one? The R. catawbiense are big, showy bushes that are frequently used around the world. You can get them in lots of colours, and they also take fairly well to pruning. There are hundreds, thousands of different crosses and types too. I like Rhododendrons. :D
     
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    That is definitely not an Oleander. I agree with others, it is a Rhododendron. I can't help on the exact variety, though.
     
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    Ok. Thank you very much.
     

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