Philadelphus x 'Natchez'

Natchez Mock Orange, Sweet Mock Orange

This is a large group of fast-growing, vigorous shrubs with fountainlike shapes. The shrubs produce showy white flowers with orange stamens and a strong fragrance reminiscent of an orange blossom. Several species, hybrids and cultivars are available. Remove oldest branches in spring just after flowering to maintain compactness and to reinvigorate plants. Use the taller types in lawns or as background and smaller forms as low hedges.
Philadelphus x, Natchez Mock Orange, Sweet Mock Orange
Best display of flower masses in mid-spring. Use in Victorian and historic gardens. Flowers used in perfumes and flavor tea. Leaves give cucumber flavor to summer drinks.

Attributes - Philadelphus x 'Natchez'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Fragrant, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Rust.

Related Plants

Philadelphus x 'Snowgoose', Philadelphus coronarius, Philadelphus coronarius 'Natchez', Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Belle Etoile', Philadelphus lewisii, Philadelphus virginalis, Philadelphus x virginalis 'Minnesota Snowflake'
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