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Mockorange

Botanical Name
Philadelphus
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
4 to 12 feet
Width
4 to 12 feet
Flowers
Late May to early June: white, fragrant
Fruit
Persistant 4-valved dehiscent capsule
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily
  • Blooms on old wood
  • Prune after flowering
Problems
Flower buds are often winter injured, occasional powdery mildew
Varieties
  • Philadelphus coronarius - sweet mockorange
  • Philadelphus x virginalis 'Minnesota Snowflake' - fragrant double flowers, 6 to 8 feet, cold hardy to -30°, leggy
  • P. x virginalis 'Miniature Snowflake' - compact 3 to 4 feet, fragrant double white flowers

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