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Plant ID please

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Umpteenthnamechange Thu 25-May-17 10:59:26

Just walked past this one - awesome wonderful sweet smelling flowers. What is this and can I find some to grow in the garden?

NanTheWiser Thu 25-May-17 11:17:04

Philadelphus coronaria "Aureus", they have a lovely scent and are known as "mock orange". I have a variegated one with white splashed foliage.

Umpteenthnamechange Thu 25-May-17 12:43:44

Oh thank you wise one!!

Ekphrasis Fri 26-May-17 09:06:25

Ah yes mock orange; I was thinking about trying to grow a cutting from the neighbour's garden (derelict and empty property). Any idea if it's possible?

linspins Fri 26-May-17 23:19:00

Oooooh! I love this, we used to have it in our garden when I was a kid and it smells all nostalgic! Going to buy myself a Philadelphus.

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