Philadelphus coronarius Aureus or Mock orange Aureus, a very fragrant plant.
A deciduous shrub, the Philadelphus coronarius Aureus or Mock orange Aureus is distinguished by an abundant, creamy-white bloom that is very fragrant and by glossy foliage intensely colored with golden yellow.
It is at the beginning of spring that the Philadelphus coronarius Aureus develops its young golden, oval and finely toothed leaves, which turn yellow-green in summer, giving your garden a particularly bright touch. These bring out, in May and June, magnificent cream-white flowers, simple, with four petals which give off a powerful and pleasant fragrance, evoking jasmine and orange blossom.
Undemanding and hardy bushy shrub (it supports temperatures down to - 30 ° C), the Philadelphus coronarius Aureus can reach a height of 1.50 m to 1.80 m at maturity for a spread of 1, 50 m. It grows in all types of soil, even limestone. Install it preferably in partial shade, in cool, well-drained soil enriched with compost. If desired, prune the twigs by a third after flowering.
To create your flower beds, combine Mock orange Aureus with other flowering shrubs to form charming flowering hedges. It will also be the most beautiful isolated effectBut above all, enjoy the intense scent that will invade you as soon as spring arrives !