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Philadelphus inodorus L.
Scentless mock orange
Synonym(s): Philadelphus gloriosus, Philadelphus grandiflorus, Philadelphus inodorus var. carolinus, Philadelphus inodorus var. grandiflorus, Philadelphus inodorus var. laxus, Philadelphus inodorus var. strigosus
USDA Symbol: PHIN5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
Globular, multiple-stemmed, 6-12 ft. shrub with upright branching, becoming arching with age. Older bark is orange-brown and exfoliating. Large, white, sweet-scented flowers, usually in clusters of three, have four, showy, cup-shaped petals.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun
, WI Native Distribution:
Chiefly in the mts. from VA
& AL; escaped northward Native Habitat:
Moist, rocky woods; stream banks
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds require no special treatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff