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Scentless Mock Orange
Philadelphus inodorus

Family: Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Philadelphus (fil-uh-DEL-fuss) (Info)
Species: inodorus (in-oh-DOR-us) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, Alabama

Daytona Beach, Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Port Orange, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Trenton, Florida

Bernice, Louisiana

Homer, Louisiana

Minden, Louisiana

Anoka, Minnesota

Jackson, Mississippi

Madison, Mississippi

Conway, South Carolina

Edisto Island, South Carolina

Conroe, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 6, 2010, plantladylin from South Daytona, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

P. inodorus "Scentless Mock Orange" has opposite, toothed, hairless leaves and twigs. This lovely shrub blooms in May in my area. The blooms are not fragrant but still very pretty. My neighbor breaks off twigs and sticks them in soil and they seem to root easily for her, unfortunately I have not had the same luck in rooting them!