Illuminati Tower Mockorange

Philadelphus coronarius 'SMNPVG'

Illuminati Tower Mockorange

$69.00

$69.00

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Height : 4 feet
Spread: 24 inches
Sunlight: full sun to partial shade
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Mass Planting, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use, Container Planting
Flower Color: White
Bloom Period:From Late Spring To Early Summer
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: Yes

Quick Description
A stunning flowering shrub covered in lovely, sweet scented white blooms in late spring to early summer, on sturdy stems stacked with rugged, dark green leaves; a compact selection with a unique, space saving habit that is upright and narrow

What Makes it Special?
Illuminati Tower® Mockorange is clothed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers with buttery yellow anthers at the ends of the branches from late spring to early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The serrated pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.


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Landscape Attributes
Illuminati Tower® Mockorange is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season’s flowers. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Planting & Growing
Illuminati Tower® Mockorange will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn’t necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. To help this plant achive its best flowering performance, periodically apply a flower-boosting fertilizer from early spring through into the active growing season. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Illuminati Tower® Mockorange makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a ‘thriller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag – this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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