mock orange

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to mock orange: Philadelphus coronarius
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for mock orange

large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes

shrubby thorny deciduous tree of southeastern United States with white flowers and small black drupaceous fruit

small flowering evergreen tree of southern United States

small shrubby deciduous yellowwood tree of south central United States having spines, glossy dark green leaves and an inedible fruit that resembles an orange

References in periodicals archive ?
Shrubs and Vines: Autumn clematis, February daphne, common lilac, mock orange, rose, viburnum snowball, summer-sweet.
Osage orange, bois d'arc, bodark, bowdark, bow wood, hedge apple, mock orange, prairie hedgeplant, yellowwood, Osage
Organized by Piedmont Charity Sports Promotions, Mock Orange Bikes Racing, and permitted by USA Cycling, the Criterium is a high speed bike race that takes place on a short (less than 5K) closed-off city street track.
Zest friends Talking of shrubs, mock orange is easy to grow and beautifully fragrant.
Yellow Forsythia, orange-yellow Berberis darwinii, and the graceful white Spiriaea in early/late spring followed in summer by mock orange (Philadelphus), the flowering currant (Ribes) and Viburnum form the backbone of many urban gardens.
Few gardeners feed shrubs such as mock orange, hydrangea or New Zealand tea tree (leptospermum) as in most years they find enough nutrients.
I have two neighbours to thank for the sweet scent of mock orange which fills the air in my own garden - the fragrance wafting quite a distance from where these flowering shrubs are actually planted.
Plants including berberis, buddleia, cornus, kerria, spiraea, deciduous viburnum, mock orange and salix are all suited to this method.
WHITE FLOWERING SHRUBS Choose sturdy, old-fashioned bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea) and fragrant mock orange (Philadelphus) for a romantic, blowsy white garden.
GROWTH: Philadelphus or mock orange may need pruning now EXPENSIVE LUXURY: Crocus sativus that yields saffron
If you have a passion for mock orange (Pittosporum Tobira) shrubs, then you should be aware of the compact 'Wheeler Dwarf' and 'Turner's Variegated Dwarf' varieties.
Other shrubs and trees that attract butterflies include hawthorn, mock orange, pear, plum, privet, redbud, rose of Sharon and spiraea.
When mock orange (Philadelphus) has finished flowering, prune out a proportion of the oldest and weakest shoots and prune to improve the shape of the shrub.
ADD beauty and colour to your garden next spring with a FREE Mock Orange flowering shrub, courtesy of the Daily Record.
PRETTY: A lowering cherry tree - and you can have one thanks to the Evening Telegraph; Alan Titchmarsh talking books; Set of three RHS books; OFFERS: (below, from left) Mock orange, weigela, rosa rugosa and potentilla and (above) quality creams from Arran Aromatics