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Philadelphus 'Innocence'

Philadelphus 'Innocence' (Mock Orange 'Innocence', Philadelphus 'Innocence')

is a bushy fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with cream, white and purple flowers in late Spring and early Summer. It grows well in direct sun and semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are bowl shaped. It has average drought tolerance. It looks best in Spring and Summer.


Philadelphus 'Innocence' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 4.5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 7 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.


This is a arching shrub has an ultimate height of 2.4m / 7.9ft and spread of 2.4m / 7.9ft. It can take 6-10 years to reach its ultimate height.


The leaves are green/yellow variegation in Spring and Summer. They are acuminate in shape. The leaf has a serrate margin with an acuminate tip and an acute base.


The plant is happy in any situation, exposed or sheltered.


A strong pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.


Attractive foliage, borders, coastal/seaside suitable, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, fragrance, low maintenance and woodland margin.


Propagation techniques include cuttings.

-34°C / -29.2F 4.5 to 7 6-10 years 2.4m / 7.9ft 2.4m / 7.9ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Philadelphus
Cultivar ?Innocence
Common names
Mock Orange 'Innocence' (Ireland), Philadelphus 'Innocence' (Ireland)
References [edit] ?

Plant added by Darkhorseciara (United Kingdom) - Add as friend

Philadelphus 'Innocence' http://plantdatabase.co.uk/Philadelphus_Innocence
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