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Philadelphus hirsutus

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
fil-uh-DEL-fuss her-SOO-tus
Description

Best used as filler in shrub border or on the edge of natural area; native to southeastern US

Site: range of soil conditions

Form: Upright, arching, rounded, dense shrub

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Philadelphus
    Species:
    hirsutus
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Description:
    Non-fragrant white, cup-shaped flowers in spring
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Lustrous dark green leaves; up to 4 in. long
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No