Garden Mock OrangePhiladelphus coronarius
Hydgrangea Hydraneaceae family

Leaves egg - shaped with short petioles. At first glance, the leaves look like dogwood because the veins tend to follow the shape of the leaf.

Flowers/Fruit: White flowers up to 2" across, found at the end of the twig, four petals. 5 - 7 flowers in a cluster. Very fragrant, giving off an orange scent. The fruit is a capsule filled with many seeds.

Outer bark is often times exfoliating. Twigs have verticle lines or ridges.

Form/Habitat: Found along roadsides. Flowers June-July.

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