The Philadelphus virginalis Minnesota Snowflake, splendid double flowers.
The Philadelphus virginalis Minnesota Snowflake or Minnesota Snowflake Mock Orange is a shrub with an upright, slightly rounded and compact habit. Its long, rigid branches have drooping ends. At the end of spring, you will appreciate the abundance of its particularly luminous flowering, namely clusters of flowers, 2,5 to 3,5 cm, very double and very white resembling pompoms, fragrant and melliferous. The Philadelphus virginalis Minnesota Snowflake flowers from May to July. Its oval, slightly toothed leaves are dark green in color.
The Minnesota Snowflake Mock Orange is a very vigorous shrub and very disease resistant. It grows rapidly to reach an adult 2 to 3 m in height for a spread of 2 m. Easy to grow and resistant up to -20 ° C, it adapts to all types of rather cool soils and tolerates limestone. It is preferably installed in a sunny or partial shade. You will remove the twigs that have already flowered immediately after flowering.
Whether it is planted in isolation or in groups in a bed or a hedge, the Philadelphus virginalis Minnesota Snowflake will offer you from May an explosion of white flowers like snowflakes, with the delicate scent, beautifully highlighted by the dark green of the foliage.