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Desert Snow Mock Orange (Philadelphus)

Philadelphus microphyllus 'Desert Snow'
SKU: HC015286
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Philadelphus microphyllus 'Desert Snow' is an especially showy selection of our native Littleleaf Mock Orange. It blooms in late spring with huge, highly fragrant white flowers. A High Country Gardens Introduction.
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Botanical Name
Philadelphus microphyllus 'Desert Snow'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Fragrant, Privacy
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
48-60" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to mid summer


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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