Philadelphus microphyllus Desert Snow

Desert Snow Mock Orange

Desert Snow Littleleaf Mockorange (Philadelphus microphyllus 'Desert Snow') is an especially showy selection of our native Littleleaf Mockorange. It blooms in late spring with huge, highly fragrant white flowers.
Zones4 - 9
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Bee Friendly
Fragrant
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
Mature Plant Size48-60" tall 60" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to mid summer
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SizePlant - 5" Pot
SKUHC015286

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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$11.99
Per Plant - 5" Pot
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SKU
HC015286

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Desert Snow Littleleaf Mockorange (Philadelphus microphyllus 'Desert Snow') is a selected form of Littleleaf Mock Orange with exceptionally large, fragrant flowers. 'Desert Snow' Mockorange is an outstanding native shrub for the waterwise garden. Of moderate size, it's good for smaller yards. Nice yellow fall foliage, too. Grows in a wide range of soils as long as they drain quickly. Excellent companion plant with other native shrubs such as Prunus Pawnee Buttes®, Apache Plume (Fallugia) and Fernbush (Chamaebatiaria).
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SKU
HC015286
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Common Name
Desert Snow Mock Orange
Botanical Name
Philadelphus microphyllus Desert Snow
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
White
Height
60 inches
Mature Height
48-60" tall
Mature Spread
60" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer, Early - Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Drought / Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise, Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20"
Advantages
Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Fragrant, Native
Ideal Region
West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
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ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of May 20th, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of April 1st, 2019
Zone 8Now Shipping
Zone 9Now Shipping
Zone 10Now Shipping
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