Golden Mockorange
Did you know?

Although the leaves and flowers of the Golden Mockorange (Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus') are comparitively small, these shrubs are actually in the same family - Hydrangeaceae - as hydrangea shrubs!

Up to 8 feet tall and wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Small, white flowers are extremely fragrant, sweetly scented, and grow in clusters of 5 to 7. Bark exfoliates in shades of orange, red, and brown. Leaves are neon yellow and drop in mid-autumn.
Pests & Diseases
Cankers, leaf spots, powdery mildew, rust, aphids, leaf miners, nematodes
Landscape Use
Great for hedges, borders, and foundation plantings
Care Practices
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in any sun/shade combo. These cold-hardy shrubs do not perform well in high temperatures, but tolerate mild pollution. Prune after flowering.
Native Range
Southeastern Europe and Asia Minor