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Philadelphus coronarius – Illuminati Arch® – Mockorange

Garden Height
48 - 48
Spacing
48 - 48
Spread
48 - 48
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
White
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
Proven Winners

 

Old-fashioned charm, modern day performance!

Mock orange has long been beloved for its romantic white flowers, full of a sweet, orange blossom fragrance. But mock oranges were a bit ratty and messy, not really garden-worthy plants. Illuminati Arch® mock orange changes that! Enjoy the elegant, arching habit, sweetly fragrant flowers, and handsome, clean foliage that looks great all season. Imagine a fragrant hedge, or a striking specimen - or plant in your perennial garden and bring back those memories of Grandma's garden!

Available in better garden centers in spring 2021.

Top reasons to grow Illuminati Tower mock orange:

- Better foliage all season makes a cleaner, more handsome plant

- Elegant arching branches

- Lots and lots of fragrant white flowers in early summer

Top reasons to grow Illuminati Arch mockorange:

- never-before-seen space-saving habit takes up a fraction of the room of older varieties

- very fragrant white flowers in late spring/early summer have a sweet fragrance that carries on the warm breezes

- Deer resistant and drought tolerant

Features

 

Old-fashioned charm, modern day performance!

Mock orange has long been beloved for its romantic white flowers, full of a sweet, orange blossom fragrance. But mock oranges were a bit ratty and messy, not really garden-worthy plants. Illuminati Arch® mock orange changes that! Enjoy the elegant, arching habit, sweetly fragrant flowers, and handsome, clean foliage that looks great all season. Imagine a fragrant hedge, or a striking specimen - or plant in your perennial garden and bring back those memories of Grandma's garden!

Available in better garden centers in spring 2021.

Top reasons to grow Illuminati Tower mock orange:

- Better foliage all season makes a cleaner, more handsome plant

- Elegant arching branches

- Lots and lots of fragrant white flowers in early summer

Top reasons to grow Illuminati Arch mockorange:

- never-before-seen space-saving habit takes up a fraction of the room of older varieties

- very fragrant white flowers in late spring/early summer have a sweet fragrance that carries on the warm breezes

- Deer resistant and drought tolerant

Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Fun Facts

The scientific name for mockorange, Philadelphus, translates to "brotherly love." The common name, mockorange, derives from the fragrance of the flowers, which does indeed resemble orange blossoms - even though this plant can grow in far colder climates than actual citrus.

Maintenance Notes

Illuminati Arch mockorange will need little pruning - it blooms on old wood, so any pruning you do wish to do should be done after flowering. 

If you wish to fertilize, one application of a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring is sufficient.

Uses Notes

Illuminati Arch mockorange can be grown as a small specimen, flowering hedge, or in and amongst perennials and other plants in your landscape. 

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Landscape

Soil PH Category Neutral Soil