mock orange

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Related to mock orange: Philadelphus coronarius
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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

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That's why it's important to never prune philadelphus or mock orange in spring, as you are cutting off all the flower buds from the previous year.
At the Sherman Oaks Library, two cultivars of mock orange (Pittosporum) and golden euonymous (u-ON-i-mus) offer intriguing contrast to the bronze flax.
He placed a large rock with some crystals buried under it in an area where grass wouldn't grow and where about four feet of mock orange hedge was nothing but sticks, and he did some other things that didn't make a lot of sense to me.
QMy favourite shrub is mock orange - the golden Philadelphus coronarius aureus - which has a lovely perfume.
These include camellia, Mexican orange blossom (Choisya ternata), broom, heather, forsythia, hebe, hydrangea, kerria, mock orange (Philadelphus), potentilla, spiraea and rhododendron.
Must have big floppy poppies, delphiniums, lupins because my dad was a lupin lover, and a mock orange blossom would be nice a.
Shrubs such as Forsythia, Philadelphus or Mock Orange and Ribes or Flowering Currant are good examples.
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.
For example, flowers that appear early in the year on last year's growth, old wood, such as forsythia, flowering currants, lilac and mock orange must be pruned soon after the flowers have faded.
Among my favourite shrubs is mock orange (Philadelphus), pictured, which will grow up against trellis and fences, producing delicate white flowers in early summer which should fill even a large garden with fragrance.
Now when we go down the garden in the spring instead of lilac bushes, laburnum and mock orange trees we shall see rows of line posts and washing lines.
When I open my patio doors and breathe in the delicious scent of my neighbour's mock orange, with its pretty white flowers cascading conveniently over my garden fence, I know that summer is really here.
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.