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PHILADELPHUS 'Starbright'

Commonly known as Mock orange, Syringa

Dark stems and purple-tinted new growth. Large, fragrant, single white flowers
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  • Deciduous - ovate, 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
  • 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 -
  • 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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