Mock orange is a member of the Philadelphus family. Its botanical name is Philadelphus.
This is a genus of approximately 60 different species of shrubs. Most are deciduous, but some species in the southern regions are evergreen.
It is an ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Mock orange is known for its tree habit and growing to a height of approximately 3.60 metres (11.70 feet). This plant tends to bloom in late spring.
They are extremely popular for ornamental shrubs because of their fragrant and abundant flowers.
Mock orange is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Mock orange have been kindly provided by our members.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Mock orange so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Mock orange so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Mock orange plants:
30 Jun 2011
late blooming mock orange with great scent, pretty variegated foliage, compact habit.