mock orange


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Related to mock orange: Philadelphus coronarius

mock orange:

see saxifragesaxifrage
, common name for several members of the Saxifragaceae, a family of widely varying herbs, shrubs, and small trees of cosmopolitan distribution. They are found especially in north temperate zones and include many arctic and alpine species.
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mock orange

1. any shrub of the genus Philadelphus, esp P. coronarius, with white fragrant flowers that resemble those of the orange: family Philadelphaceae
2. any other shrub or tree that resembles the orange tree
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Shrubs and Vines: Autumn clematis, February daphne, common lilac, mock orange, rose, viburnum snowball, summer-sweet.
The delicious smell of this flowering shrub may only last a couple of weeks but for me it's one of the most memorable events of summer and there are varieties to suit most gardens, from the golden mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus', which can be used to light up the back of a mixed border, to the more compact P.
MOCK ORANGE THE golden leaves of mock orange (Philadelphus aureus) mean it really stands out in a border, but it's the sweetly-scented blossoms that make it a star.
I have two neighbours to thank for the sweet scent of mock orange which fills the air in my own garden - the fragrance wafting quite a distance from where these flowering shrubs are actually planted.
Plants including berberis, buddleia, cornus, kerria, spiraea, deciduous viburnum, mock orange and salix are all suited to this method.
WHITE FLOWERING SHRUBS Choose sturdy, old-fashioned bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea) and fragrant mock orange (Philadelphus) for a romantic, blowsy white garden.
If you only have room for one large scented plant at the back of your border, make it a mock orange (philadelphus), whose white flowers appear in profusion in June and July and whose rich orange-blossom fragrance can be enjoyed from a good distance away in the warm summer evenings.
He meant the giant, spiky shrub at the bottom of the drive and the straggly mock orange next to it.
If you have a passion for mock orange (Pittosporum Tobira) shrubs, then you should be aware of the compact 'Wheeler Dwarf' and 'Turner's Variegated Dwarf' varieties.
When mock orange (Philadelphus) has finished flowering, prune out a proportion of the oldest and weakest shoots and prune to improve the shape of the shrub.
ADD beauty and colour to your garden next spring with a FREE Mock Orange flowering shrub, courtesy of the Daily Record.
PRETTY: A lowering cherry tree - and you can have one thanks to the Evening Telegraph; Alan Titchmarsh talking books; Set of three RHS books; OFFERS: (below, from left) Mock orange, weigela, rosa rugosa and potentilla and (above) quality creams from Arran Aromatics