Philadelphus coronarius

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 coronarius, Sweet Mock Orange
Growing to 10 feet tall, this deciduous, upright shrub bears clusters of fragrant, creamy white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Attributes - Philadelphus coronarius

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 12 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

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

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Fragrant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew.

Related Plants

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