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Newly aquired satsuki
« on: May 18, 2010, 09:56 PM »
Got this at Lowe's. The pic is before I trimmed it up and a pic ofthe tag showing bloom color.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2010, 03:07 PM »
I've seen some of these at the local Lowe's from time to time.  I've never been able to find one that has a single trunk.  They seem to split right at the base into a million little twigs, which I suppose could make for an interesting clump.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2010, 08:28 PM »
After reading your post it reminded me to take pics. Here it is after I trimmed it up some and closeups of the trunk.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2010, 10:58 PM »
Steven, I bought the same one but the blooms look nothing like the attached photo. What color blooms are you getting? Don.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2010, 11:02 PM »
So far it's just that one in the pic. White.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2010, 07:42 PM »
Saw more blooms on this one. Most are white with faint or faded pink stripe or stripes. There is one the is 95% hot purple-ish pink. Blooms are very large too. Sorry I didn't get any pics.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2010, 09:00 PM »
OK, donmaple, I managed to get some pics while at work of some of the current blooms and pics of a Minato that I received from BillKCMO to compare.

The Lowe's Minato blooms are first.
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2010, 09:01 PM »
Some double flowers and flower buds that are double. 2 flowers coming off one whatever it's called(sorry).
 

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Re: Newly aquired satsuki
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2010, 09:03 PM »
The Minato I received from Bill. From what Bill told me this is a rooted cutting from an Azalea given to him by Ben Oki. If you can see the writing on the pot Bill labeled it Minato.