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  • Date Photo Taken

    10 / 28 / 2018

  • Season Photo Was Taken


  • Region Photo Was Taken


  • City

    Atlanta Zoo

  • State


  • Posted by

    John Mayheu


I found this great plant at the entrance to the Atlanta Zoo. It was approximately 15 + Feet tall in a bush type form. I took these pictures 10/28/18 and yes in full bloom. Flowers were on the stems and the leaves were about 4″ long. They usually have plaques for the plants this was on 2 sides of the building out front neither had a name. What a wonderful looking species! Thanks for the help


  • Nancy Cotney Unregistered says:

    It is Orange Supreme Osmanthus. The native species have tiny white flowers on them. Bloom time — first flush of blooms in October, then sporadic thru Spring. The fragrance is heavenly… Only takes a few branches in a vase to fill the air with sweet perfume.

    November 3rd, 2018 at 9:04am

  • John Mayheu Apprentice says:

    Thank you very much what a wonderful plant to be flowering this time of year.

    October 31st, 2018 at 10:22am

  • Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    Orange Supreme osmanthus

    October 30th, 2018 at 4:11pm

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