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Philadelphus ×insignis

Philadelphus ×insignis Carrière (pro sp.)

Summer Mock Orange

Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea family)

Synonym(s): Philadelphus insignis

USDA Symbol: PHIN32

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Philadelphus lewisii and P. californicus.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Cliffs, rock outcrops, slopes in pine woodlands and forests, stream banks, talus, seasonally dry ravines.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Philadelphus ×insignis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Philadelphus ×insignis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Philadelphus ×insignis


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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