The original ‘Mock-Orange’, retaining the almost pure white blossom, and
rich fragrance. A large dense bush, very hardy and drought resistant.
8ft x 8ft. Z6.
PHILADELPHUS CORONARIUS AUREUS.
Golden leaved form of the above. The flowers are less significant but it
is a compact shrub whose foliage will brighten a dark corner. 4ft x 4ft.
‘MANTEAU D’ ERMINE’.
A bushy compact dwarf, wider than high smothered in highly scented
double flowers in early and midsummer 2ft x 4ft. Z7.
A compact upright little shrub with neat small foliage, densely covered
in very fragrant pineapple scented flowers in early and midsummer. 3ft
x 3ft. Z7.
The numerous hybrids of this species provide useful small long flowering
shrubs. Extremely hardy and easily grown, they carry saucer shaped 1”
to 2” flowers from late spring to mid-autumn, reaching about 3ft x 3ft,
and old stems can be pruned to ground level: Z4. We
‘Goldfinger’; 2” rich yellow
‘Hopley’s Orange; orange and yellow bicolor
‘Princess’; pale pink
‘Sunset’: dark orange.
‘Tangerine’; a more prostrate form making a useful
front of border ‘filler’.