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Philadelphus coronarius

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Philadelphus coronarius | Louth, Lincs, LN11
Pot Size
10 litres

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Common names

Mock orange

Description

Philadelphus coronarius (Mock orange). This species produces fragrant, white flower in clusters they bloom from late spring and make a good show as a background for a perennial border. This species will tolerate dry conditions but prefers a rich, moist soil in sun or partial shade.

Cultivation

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

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Philadelphus coronarius | Louth, Lincs, LN11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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