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botanical name:
Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'
Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mock Orange
family:  Hydrangeaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.00m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Compact, dwarf, bushy, deciduous shrub with arching shoots of pointed, elliptic leaves. Strongly scented, double, creamy white flowers from early to mid summer.

cultivation:
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.


propagation:
Softwood cuttings in summer or hardwood cuttings in autumn and winter.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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