Philadelphus virginalis

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 virginalis, Mock Orange, Sweet Mock Orange
This deciduous fountain-like shrub grows 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Fragrant double and semi-double white flowers bloom in spring on dark green foliage.

Attributes - Philadelphus virginalis

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 6 ft. to 8 ft.

Width: 6 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

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

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

Related Plants

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