Mock Orange - Galahad

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Scientific Name:
PHILADELPHUS 'Galahad'
Height:
4'-5'
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Spread: 
4'-5'
Flower Colour:
White
Soil Moisture:
Wet
Days to Maturity:
Fruit Size:
Fragrant:
Yes
Zone:
3

Description

Galahad Mockorange is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the branches in late spring. Extremely fragrant. It has green foliage throughout the season. The serrated oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Attracts hummingbirds.

Care Instructions

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist soil conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution. Prune after flowering.

Fertilize in spring with an all purpose tree and shrub fertilizer.

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