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Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Mock Orange
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Compact, dwarf, bushy, deciduous shrub with arching shoots of pointed, elliptic leaves. Strongly scented, double, creamy white flowers from early to mid summer.
Any moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Prune after flowering by cutting back shoots to a strong bud and on established plants, remove about a quarter of the old stems at the base.
Softwood cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in autumn and winter.