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Mock Orange

Philadelphus coronarius

Also known as

European Mock-Orange, Philadelphia Mock-Orange, Sweet Mock-Orange

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

2m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Mock Orange Overview

Philadelphus coronarius is a deciduous shrub species in the Hydrangeaceae family. It is commonly known by the names Mock Orange and Philadelphia Mock-Orange, amongst others. This plant produces oval leaves and creamy-white, attractively scented flowers up to 2.5cm across.

Common problems with Mock Orange

How to propagate Mock Orange

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Mock Orange

Attractive flowers

Hedge plant

Other uses of Mock Orange

Fragrance bee attracting foliage, border, hedging, specimen, very resistant to frost

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