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Philadelphus hirsutus

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Common Name: Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange, Streambank Mockorange

Sun to light shade; medium to moderately dry moisture level; adapted to a wide range of soils; pH ?

3-6 feet height by 3-5 feet spread; blooms in late spring; bright white flowers; fruits ?

Growth Rate:  Spreads rapidly by root suckers

Propagation:  ?

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

Deciduous shrub that has a caney, arching habit.  Fragrant flowers and pretty in flower but generally a nondescript shrub the rest of the year.  Best blended with other shrubs or placed on the edge of the woods.  Occurs naturally in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange, Streambank Mockorange - Philadelphus hirsutus 2
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Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange, Streambank Mockorange - Philadelphus hirsutus 4
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Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange, Streambank Mockorange - Philadelphus hirsutus
Photo Courtesy of Southeastern Flora http://www.southeasternflora.com/