Philadelphus coronarius 'aureus'
A wonderful deciduous shrub with golden green foliage and white flowers in spring , Philadelphus coronarius 'aureus' earns its place in the garden border or in a shaded woodland position for the lightness of the foliage that add adds a real lift to a shaded area.
If you are looking for a focal point in the woodland garden the glow of the foliage of this Philadelphus will provide it.
Excellent against a darker background with some flowering woodlanders to the front. Over time it will reach around 3- 4 m in height (9 -12 ft).
Philadelphus coronarius 'aureus' Care
Easy care is dappled shade to full sun in the UK. A humus rich moist but well drained soil is essential for good growth. Once established this is a fairly drought tolerant plant.
Flowering will be improved with more light, in deep shade blooms will be smaller.
This is a fairly slow growing plant and requires little pruning, howvwe older plants can be pruned back to bring them to size, or to give them a new lease of life. You may find like us that in a shaded position it requires no real attaention at all.
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