PHILADELPHUS 'Starbright'

Commonly known as Mock orange, Syringa

Dark stems and purple-tinted new growth. Large, fragrant, single white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Sparsely toothed, dark green leaves
  • White
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    1.8m (6ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Dense, upright shrub with large flowers and yellow stamens
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PHILADELPHUS 'Starbright'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    One of the first to flower. Can be pruned immediately after flowering
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Memorial University Botanic Garden, Newfoundland, Canada
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Racemes
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Strongly fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.8m (6ft)
 

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