Illuminati Arch® Mockorange Philadelphus coronarius
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Old-fashioned charm, modern day performance!
Mock orange has long been beloved for its romantic white flowers, full of a sweet, orange blossom fragrance. But mock oranges were a bit ratty and messy, not really garden-worthy plants. Illuminati Arch® mock orange changes that! Enjoy the elegant, arching habit, sweetly fragrant flowers, and handsome, clean foliage that looks great all season. Imagine a fragrant hedge, or a striking specimen - or plant in your perennial garden and bring back those memories of Grandma's garden!
Available in better garden centers in spring 2021.
Top reasons to grow Illuminati Tower mock orange:
- Better foliage all season makes a cleaner, more handsome plant
- Elegant arching branches
- Lots and lots of fragrant white flowers in early summer
Top reasons to grow Illuminati Arch mockorange:
- never-before-seen space-saving habit takes up a fraction of the room of older varieties
- very fragrant white flowers in late spring/early summer have a sweet fragrance that carries on the warm breezes
- Deer resistant and drought tolerantFragrant FlowerDrought TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:48 InchesSpacing:48 InchesSpread:48 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Dark greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7bWater Category:AverageSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Illuminati Arch mockorange can be grown as a small specimen, flowering hedge, or in and amongst perennials and other plants in your landscape.Maintenance Notes:
Illuminati Arch mockorange will need little pruning - it blooms on old wood, so any pruning you do wish to do should be done after flowering.
If you wish to fertilize, one application of a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring is sufficient.Fun Facts:
The scientific name for mockorange, Philadelphus, translates to "brotherly love." The common name, mockorange, derives from the fragrance of the flowers, which does indeed resemble orange blossoms - even though this plant can grow in far colder climates than actual citrus.Illuminati Arch® Philadelphus coronarius 'SMNPBD' USPPAF, Can PBRAF