Hybrid mockorange (Philadelphus x virginalis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Hybrid mockorange
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Hybrid mockorange (Philadelphus x virginalis)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
4 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
4 to 8 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
hybrid; rounded, stiff, upright, leggy shrub; 4-8’ tall and wide (depends on cultivar); fast grower; coarse texture; no fall color; pure white, very fragrant flowers in late spring; full sun; prefers a fertile, organic soil, pH adaptable; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; intolerant to road salt; tends to have a lot of dead wood inside shrub, so it needs thinning; do not shear; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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