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Philadelphus ‘Frosty Morn’

Mock Orange

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height1m to 1.5m
  • Spread1.5m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitUpright arching
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Philadelphus ‘Frosty Morn’ (Mock Orange). This is a compact form of mock orange with double white flowers, which are highly scented and contrast well with the dark green leaves.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Europe, North America

Interest and use

A good shrub for smaller or enclosed gardens, where the scent can be fully appreciated. Grown for the attractive and fragrant flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Prefers a sheltered position in full sun. Prune immediately after flowering, if required.

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

Aphids and powdery mildew.

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