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Mock Orange

Philadelphus delavayi

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

3m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mock Orange Overview

This species is an upright deciduous shrub with arching branches and ovate dark green tapered leaves about 10cm. The flowers are borne in the early summer with racemes of single white cup-shaped fragrant blooms.

Common problems with Mock Orange

How to propagate Mock Orange

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or from cuttings taken in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Mock Orange

Grown for their usually fragrant flowers and bark