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Philadelphus


Philadelphus

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Hardy shrub grown for its heavily fragrant white flowers in spring. Mid green leaves. Best planted in a mixed shrubbery in a sheltered site. Best to prune out old stems in winter. Very hardy to cold, will tolerate poor soils but will thrive with more care.

 
Genus
Philadelphus
Species  
Cultivar  

Common name
Mock Orange

Family name
Hydrangeaceae
Place of origin
Europe


DETAILS
Height
2 m
Width
2 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Prefers a sheltered site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Nourishment / Sanctuary / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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