Growing guide

How to grow philadelphus

Often you can smell the delicious scent of Philadelphus (mock orange) before you spy them in a garden. These medium to large shrubs produce masses of white blooms in early summer, and are easy to grow, so why not see if you can make room for one in your garden?

Quick facts

  • Heavily scented flowers in early summer
  • Medium to large shrubs
  • Deciduous, losing their leaves in winter
  • Easy to grow in sun or light shade
  • Grows well on most soils
  • Prune after flowering
  • Propagate by cuttings in early summer

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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