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Lemoine Mockorange
Philadelphus x lemoinei
Size:
Size: small
Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease


Leaf spot, powdery mildew, and aphids are possible, but seldom serious.
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
Mature Height: 4-8 Feet
Mature Width: 4-8 Feet
Features: Fragrant white flowers in spring.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soils are best; tolerates alkaline soil.
Cultivars:
  • 'Innocence' - Single flowers, very fragrant.
  • 'Manteau d'Hermine' - Double flowers, fragrant, plant only 3-4 feet tall.
Mature Form: Rounded with arching branches
Native To: Of hybrid origin
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: Annual pruning is needed to keep the plant in good shape.

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