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Philadelphus Aureus

Genus: Philadelphus.

Species: Philadelphus coronarius.

Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' AGM

Philadelphus are deciduous shrubs with simple, opposite leaves and bowl-shaped, usually fragrant flowers which may be solitary or in small panicles or racemes in summer.

'Aureus' is an upright, medium-sized deciduous shrub with ovate leaves bright yellow when young, later greener. Flowers 2.5cm in width, creamy-white, with a strong, heavy scent, in early summer.

Full sun or part shade.

Ultimate height
1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres

Time to ultimate height
5-10 years

May be affected by powdery mildew.


Pruning Group 2 (see RHS website).

Photos of this plant

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  • P1040050