• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy, Fragrant Flowers
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:fil-a-DEL-fus x ver-jin-AY-lis
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 17
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Design IdeasThis is a big fountain-shaped Mock Orange that stands tall at the back of any bed or border. Grow as a single specimen in a prominent part of the garden or use a matched pair to flank a fountain, treillage or work of garden art. Line them up for an intensely fragrant side-yard or backyard screen or as a green seasonal background for more colorful summer flowering plants. Certainly a candidate for any cottage or country garden.
    Companion PlantsPeony (Paeonia); Forsythia (Forsythia); Lilac (Syringa); Clematis (Clematis); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, prune annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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