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High Quality Philadelphus For Sale

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New Zealand’s Best Philadelphus Plants

Growing colourful shrubs in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Mock Orange plants and the right one for your space. Our plants have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Philadelphus, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Philadelphus

1. Which is the most fragrant Philadelphus?

There are many fragrant Philadelphus cultivars, but some of the most popular and highly regarded for their strong scent include:

Ultimately, the most fragrant Philadelphus for you will depend on your personal preferences and the conditions in your garden. However, all of the cultivars listed above are sure to add a touch of fragrance and beauty to your landscape.

2. How fast growing is mock orange?

Mock orange shrubs are generally considered to be fast-growing plants, with an average growth rate of 60 cm per year. This means that they can reach their mature size in as little as 4-5 years. However, their growth rate can vary depending on the cultivar, soil conditions, and climate.

Here are some tips for encouraging fast growth in mock orange shrubs:

With proper care, your mock orange shrubs should grow quickly and fill in your garden with beautiful flowers and fragrant blooms.

3. Is Philadelphus a good cut flower?

Yes, Philadelphus, also known as mock orange, is a good cut flower. It has several qualities that make it a desirable choice for arrangements, including:

Here are some tips for arranging Philadelphus flowers:

Philadelphus flowers are a beautiful and fragrant addition to any arrangement. With proper care, they can last for up to two weeks, filling your home with their sweet scent.

4. What is the common name for Philadelphus?

The most common name for Philadelphus is mock orange. This name is derived from the fact that the flowers of Philadelphus shrubs resemble those of orange blossoms, but they do not have the same citrusy fragrance. Other common names for Philadelphus include syringa, snowball, and breath of heaven.

5. Is mock orange a Murraya?

No, mock orange and murraya are two different plants.

Mock orange, also known as Philadelphus, is a genus of deciduous shrubs or small trees that are native to North America, Europe, and Asia. They are known for their fragrant, white flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. Mock orange shrubs are popular landscaping plants because they are easy to care for and can tolerate a wide range of conditions.

Murraya, also known as orange jessamine, is a genus of evergreen shrubs or small trees that are native to tropical Asia and Australia. They are known for their fragrant, white or pink flowers that bloom in spring and summer. Murraya shrubs are also popular landscaping plants because they are easy to care for and can tolerate a wide range of conditions.

6. Is Philadelphus the same as Syringa?

No, Philadelphus is not the same as Syringa. While both are flowering shrubs in the Hydrangea family, they belong to different genera and have distinct characteristics. Here’s a breakdown of the key differences between Philadelphus and Syringa:

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In summary, while both Philadelphus and Syringa are beautiful flowering shrubs, they are distinct genera with unique characteristics. Their differences in flower color, leaf shape, and overall appearance make them easy to distinguish.

7. What is the best small Philadelphus?

The best small Philadelphus for you will depend on your specific needs and preferences. However, some of the most popular and highly regarded small Philadelphus cultivars include:

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