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Philadelphus sp., Mock Orange

Philadelphus sp.

Mock Orange
Family: Philadelphaceae
Origin: East Asia, North America
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersFragrantDeciduous plantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Mock Oranges are popular shrubs in parks and gardens, grown for their reliable display of late spring flowers; the scented species are particularly valued. In addition to the species, there are numerous garden origin hybrids and cultivars available. Thrives in dry soil, and is suitable for sun or shade.

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