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Philadelphus - Philadelphus


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Philadelphus belongs to a genus of 75 species of deciduous shrubs, which in common parlance are called syringes.
All varieties can reach a height that varies between 2 and 4 meters.
The leaves are opposite, have very evident veins and are ovate.
The flowers are cup-shaped, white and about 3-4 cm wide, they are generally gathered in bunches or bunches and give off a very intense aroma. Usually the blooms occur between May and June and in some varieties the flowers can develop in double form. Sometimes they have purple shades.
All species are planted in October or March and adapt to all terrains.

Philadelphus Coronarius



Originally from Europe on Philadelphus coronarius is a bush thick and 2-3 meters high with a spherical development. It has a rustic character and can adapt to different environments.
Resists well even in very dry soils.
The aureus variety has golden yellow leaves when young, which then become green in summer.
We recommend the cultivation in semi-shaded areas.
It flowers in late spring and does not need fertilizer.
Irrigation is necessary only for the youngest specimens, while the adult shrubs are satisfied with the rain water.

Philadelphus microphyllus grows in the south-eastern regions of the United States and is characterized by the ovate-shaped apical leaves covered by a light down.It is particularly suitable for rock gardens. In fact, it does not have special requirements with regard to the soil and is able to adapt to different situations as it is a rustic plant.It flowers at the end of spring and its flowers are creamy white.It is a plant that resists well even in cold climates but suffers from too high temperatures.Philadelphus - Philadelphus: Philadelphus pubescens



The pubescens variety grows in the south-western regions of the United States, is a shrub up to five meters high and measures about 3 meters in diameter.
Rustic and vigorous shrub has ovate leaves 10 cm long which have a hair on the lower part. The flowers, which are collected in racemes, are cream-colored and generally bloom in June.
It can be attacked by aphids and for this reason it is good to provide preventive treatments with the appropriate insecticide products, to be used when no flowering is present.
Among the hybrids we remember the "beauclerk" which is distinguished by the red spots of its petals, the "belle –łtoile" with the petals spotted of purple at the base and the "burfordiensis" with white petals and yellow stamens.