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I have but limited access to botanical books here, but it looked as if it may have been what the Royal Horticultural Society calls “Stuartia pseudocamelia” -- these terms are fairly fluid.
Stuartia pentagyna.styrax. subsoiling. subtropical gardening, mentioned sulfate of potash sulfide of potassium sulfur as fungicide sumac sunflowers, wild sunken fence surgery swainsona sweet-flag sweet gum sweet-herbs sweet pea, culture of sweet potato
Cranberry bogs are frequent and Stuartia pentagyna -- a different and less showy species than that found in the coast district -- abounds.
_grandiflorus_ (A); pomegranate; white kerria, _Rhodotypos kerrioides; _ smoke tree, _Rhus Cotinus; _ rose locust, _Robinia hispida_ (A); spireas of several kinds; _Stuartia pentagyna_ (A); snowberry, _Symphoricarpos racemosus_ (A); lilacs of many kinds; viburnums of several species, including the European and Japanese snowballs; weigelas of the various kinds; chaste-tree, _Vitex Agnus-Castus; _ Thunberg's barberry; red pepper, _Capsicum frutescens; Plumbago Capensis; _ poinsettia.
It is where the great magnolia shoots up its majestic trunk, crowned with evergreen leaves, and decorated with a thousand beautiful flowers, that perfume the air around; where the forests and the fields are adorned with blossoms of every hue; where the golden orange ornaments the gardens and groves; where bignonias of various kinds interlace their climbing stems around the white-flowered Stuartia, and, mounting still higher, cover the summits of the lofty trees around, accompanied with innumerable vines, that here and there festoon the dense foliage of the magnificent woods, lending to the vernal breeze a slight portion of the perfume of their clustered flowers; where a genial warmth seldom forsakes the atmosphere; where berries and fruits of all descriptions are met with at every step; in