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Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A colourful shrub, Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' has soft golden yellow leaves in spring and early summer, darkening to yellow-green in late summer and autumn. Established plants have a beautiful display of large, white, scented flowers.

Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' is best planted in a position with light, dappled shade to prevent the lovely bust delicate leaves scorching.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' grows to be an upright, small or eventually medium sized shrub.
Height: 1.5 m (up to 5 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)

Notes: Prune Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' to shape immediately after flowering if required.

Plant Finder: about Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’

Common names

Mock orange


Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’ (Mock orange). Gold-yellow leaves turn green-yellow in the summer; in full sun, the foliage of flowering shoots may burn.


They are moderately to very frost hardy, they are easily grown in moist, well-drained soil and need a position in sun or light shade. You can propagate from seeds or from cuttings taken in summer.

Interest and use

Fragrance, border, hedging Summer interest.

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Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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