Botanical Name: Philadelphus x virginalis
Height: 6 - 7 feet.
Spacing: 4 - 6 feet.
Depth: Soak root or entire shrub 2 - 6 hours and prepare a hole 18" deep.
Spread: 4 - 5 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial sun.
Foliage: Ovate 3" medium green leaves.
Blooms: May - early June.
Flower Form: Yes.
Soil Requirements: Moist well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Fast growth rate.
Pruning: Prune after flowering to maintain size and shape.
Size: 2" double flowered with 3 - 7 racemes.
Comments: If soil is heavy, mix with peat moss, dehydrated manure, or compost. Hold shrub in hole with previous planting stain at ground level. Spread roots; add soil to fill 1/2 way; compact soil; complete filling; compact soil again; water well. Unique characteristics--- very fragrant. May not bloom for 3 - 5 years until a mature bloom state is reached. Makes good cut flowers; blooms will last longer if foliage is removed. Use as a lone specimen or as massing hedges.
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