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Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'

mock orange

Eventual height & spread

Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'

mock orange

  • available to order from autumn
  • 2 litre pot
  • £16.99
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This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    In June and July, the arching shoots of this deciduous shrub are smothered in double, creamy-white flowers and mid-green leaves. On warm, summer evenings, the flowers' delicate, orange-blossom fragrance floats on the breeze, filling the surrounding air. This compact, bushy variety of the popular mock orange is perfect for a small garden or where border space is limited. An essential, low-maintenance shrub for a sunny mixed border, it can also cope with urban pollution and salt-laden air.

  • Garden care: Mulch around the roots in spring with a deep layer of well-rotted garden compost or manure. Prune in late summer, immediately after flowering, removing one in four of the older stems to ground level.

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