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NadiaP
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Plant with drooping white flowers in Pacific Northwest

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(previously posted in another forum... just saw this one!) I just moved onto the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State and am trying to identify the tons of plants in my gardens. I can't for the life of me find this one, although it looks very familiar. Can anyone help?

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Re: Plant with drooping white flowers in Pacific Northwest

Check out Pieris japonica. It is an evergreen shrub with lovely white flowers in the spring. There are several varieties so you may want to check them.

Hope this helps.
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Thanks Susan! I think you've nailed it! The leaves certainly look right. The flower bud seems bigger and rounder (see attached), but I think I'll find a match in one of the varieties listed. I'm hoping it's not one of the 10' variety or I'm really hosed where it's located :eek: ! I'm rooting for a 2-3 footer! Thanks again for your guidance.

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Re: Plant with drooping white flowers in Pacific Northwest

I posted on your other thread as well, but I'm really thinking it's a bearsfoot hellebore. That second photo you posted looks very much like a hellebore to me!
USDA Zone 7a, Sunset Zone 32
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