Philadelphus lewisii

Western Mock Orange

Philadelphus lewisii (Western Mock Orange) covers itself with large, white, dogwood-like flowers in late spring, the fragrance of the flowers is a delight. Plant it along the side of the house where the sweet perfume of the bush can be enjoyed.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Bee Friendly
Deer Resistant
Native
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
Mature Height6-7 ft. tall
Mature Spread48-60" wide (4-5 feet)
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
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SizePlant - 5" Pot
SKUHC015340

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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6-7 ft. tall x 4-5 ft. wide (cutting propagated). Philadelphus lewisii (Western Mock Orange) covers itself with large, white, dogwood-like flowers in late spring, the fragrance of the flowers is a delight. This native shrub does best in compost-enriched garden soil. Plant it along the side of the house where the sweet perfume of the bush can be enjoyed. Our plants of this species are grown from seed collected in Adams Co., ID.
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SKUHC015340
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Western Mock Orange
Botanical Name
Philadelphus lewisii
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color
White
Mature Height
6-7 ft. tall
Mature Spread
48-60" wide (4-5 feet)
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Fragrant
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
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