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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.

Soil

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.

Growth

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.

Leaves

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.

Exposure

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

Scent

A strong pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.

Uses

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

Progagation

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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