Sweet Mock Orange

grown for its masses of white blooms that fill the air with fragrance in late spring and summer.

Philadelphus coronarius
aka English Dogwood
  • deciduous shrub
  • tall broadly upright
  • mid-green, shallowly toothed leaves
  • white four petalled blooms
  • very fragrant
  • early summer


full sun
part shade


Notes: Purchased in sale at Tansley Barn Nursery as neglected twiggy plant just showing signs of life in Spring 2022- to plant besides English woodland entrance if it survived. Grew well in summer 2022 without flowering