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Philadelphus microphyllus

Classification

Order: Rosales
   Family: Hydrangeaceae
            Genus: Philadelphus
                        Specie: Philadelphus microphyllus

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Moderately fertile well-drained soil

Features: Mid-green shiny leaves; scented white flowers in summer

Uses: Specimen shrub Shrub borders Woodland gardens

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to southwestern USA, this erect deciduous shrub grows to a height and spread of 3 ft (1 m). The bark starts peeling in the second year, and the new growth is felty. It has small, mid-green, shiny, smooth-edged leaves, and its cross-shaped, scented,

Growth Habit: Erect bushy habit

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