Philadelphus Plant

Philadelphus Plant. See our home page for our current availability list. It has an upright rounded habit with branches that become more arching as the plant ages.

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Shrub woody plant leaf characteristics: The flowers have a heavy, sweet scent similar to orange blossoms with a hint of pineapple. Plant it close to paths, windows, or entryways to enjoy the fragrant blossoms!

North eastturkey to caucasus dimensions:

The flowers are fragrant and single with 4 petals, but may occasionally produce 5 or 6 petals. At the height of flowering, the plant is covered in a mass of blossoms. Plant size 3m height 2.5m spread mock orange, philadelphus, is an elegant, classic flowering shrub.

Genus name comes from the greek word philadelphus meaning loving one’s brother or sister.

Can be kept to 6 feet high and wide as a freestanding shrub. Likes philadelphus are tolerant of most soils in full sun or light shade. Philadelphus x microphyllus ‘charles price’.

Dislikes they dislike very heavy, permanently wet soils.

It makes a great background shrub or specimen plant. Plant it close to paths, windows, or entryways to enjoy the fragrant blossoms! Philadelphus lewisii is tolerant of a wide variety of conditions, from full sun to partial shade, from moist to dry.

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A grecian and roman family name. Philadelphus belle etoile plants have a very low survival rate in general. The attractive white flowers bloom in small groups in summer.

Vining shrub has long, supple stems clothed with evergreen leaves.

See our home page for our current availability list. Xera plants shop is closed for winter, but you may place orders via email for pickup at the shop during selected pick up times. Free shipping on qualified orders.

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