Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine'
(Compact Mock Orange) Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine' is a dwarf, compact shrub with heavily scented, creamy-white, double flowers.
A popular cultivar, Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine' is a dwarf, compact form with heavily scented, creamy-white, double flowers. The English translation of the French 'Manteau d'Hermine' is 'Coat of Ermine' a suitable name when considering the masses of flower.
A charming, small shrub which usually flowers best in a position with full sun.
- Position: Sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine' grows to be a small shrub with a mound-like habit.
- Height: 0.75 m (up to 3 ft)
- Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
- Notes: Prune Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Manteau d'Hermine' to shape immediately after flowering if required.
- How Much Sun
- Light Shade, Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Small (less than 1.5m)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Flowers in Summer, Scented, Suitable for Containers, Honey Fungus Resistant