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Philadelphus Snowbelle


Mock Orange

Masses of fragrant double white flowers

Snowbelle is a double flowered Mock Orange delivering a swathe of white blossoms during the Summer months. The leaves are glossy dark green and heavy with veins. It grows to around five feet with a spread somewhat wider.


Find a place in full sunlight or partial shade in moist, well-drained soil.


Plant in beds and borders and cut back once the flowering season has passed.

Snow Belle can be used as a hedging plant though it will need regular Autumn maintenance.

Plant details

In depth plant information

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Plant type Ornamental shrub
Flower colour
Foliage colour
Typically available April - September
Season of interest Summer
Flowering June - August
Evergreen No
Plant height 110 cm - 150 cm
Plant width 110 cm - 150 cm
Fragrant flowers Yes
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No
Plant height in 5 years 90 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H4

Will perform best in these conditions

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Soil type Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained
Planting instructions

Water the plant in its pot thoroughly before planting – give it a good soaking. Prepare the area by digging a hole twice the size of the pot. Dig compost into the base of the hole. Remove the pot and position the plant in the hole, with the top of the rootball about level with the surrounding soil. Refill the planting hole with a mixture of garden soil and compost, firming as you go. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

Planting site Flower border and beds, Coastal or drought resistant

Typically available

From April to September