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Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’

Mock orange

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & October
  • Height1.5m to 2m
  • Spread0.7m to 1m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourYellow shades
  • Leaf ColourYellow shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

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

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Southeastern Europe, Asia Minor

Interest and use

Fragrance, border, hedging Summer interest.

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  • Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Philadelphus coronarius ‘Aureus’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed, by softwood or greenwood cuttings in the summer, or by hardwood cuttings in the autumn to winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

May become infested with aphids.

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