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Philadelphus inodorus L.
Scentless mock orange
Synonyms: Philadelphus grandiflorus
USDA Symbol: phin5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MS , MT , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WI Native Distribution:
Chiefly in the mts. from VA & KY to GA & AL; escaped northward Native Habitat:
Moist, rocky woods; stream banks USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(I)
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds require no special treatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff