Could these be clethra?

adidas(6/7)May 13, 2013

I think these are clethra? Two of them germinated in fall, lost their leaves and have regrown them this Spring. I wanted to be sure because I think they like dampish conditions and I don't want to put them in a hot, dry spot!

Thank-you!

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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

They look more like shrub seedlings to me, especially as they were deciduous. Maybe Dogwoods??

    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 5:01PM
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adidas(6/7)

Yes, shrub...but not dogwoods...one came up today w/its seed head still on...I think they're buttonbushes (Cephalanthus occidentalis)! What do you think, flora? Could these seedlings be buttonbushes?

Thanks for your input!

Here is a link that might be useful: buttonbush

    Bookmark   May 14, 2013 at 8:37PM
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