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Little white flowers on the Photinia


By Kate123

Little white flowers on the Photinia (Photinia x fraseri (Christmas berry))

Pretty little white flowers appearing on my Red Robin for the first time. Shame the leaves aren’t so pretty this year..

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Very pretty. Our photinias had a few flowers, not much. It was the first flowering since we planted last november.

14 May, 2020


Really pretty flowers Kate. I can’t grow Photinia..they always die. I suspect they prefer it warm. Its strange because I used to grow Stransvaesia davidiana ‘Palette’ in my first garden, and it was perfectly at home. Its now called Photinia so must be the same family. Really pretty evergreen and to my mind, much prettier than Red Robin etc. Mind you, it was a sheltered garden. Much warmer than here. Only 8 miles from here, but a totally different garden. Oh well...I hope yours picks up when it starts growing again.

14 May, 2020


Kate, yours isn't the only one with 'not-so-pretty' leaves ... some of mine are curling and brown. I think it's lack of water more than disease though.

15 May, 2020


Thanks Shirley, please with your info. I’ll keep it well watered.

15 May, 2020


Hi Karen, I’ll have to look this one up - Stransvaesia Davidiana Palette. I haven’t heard of this before. I know what you mean though, there can be such a big difference in temperature and environment in the gardens only several miles apart.

15 May, 2020


Ours has a few flowers this year, but has lost lots of leaves....

22 May, 2020


Snap! Same here, Dd. Wonder why?

23 May, 2020


No idea.....

28 May, 2020

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