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Buckley's Quill Mockorange

Philadelphus 'Buckley's Quill'

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Buckley's Quill Mockorange (Philadelphus 'Buckley's Quill') at Wagner Nursery & Landscape

Buckley's Quill Mockorange flowers

Buckley's Quill Mockorange flowers

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Buckley's Quill Mockorange (Philadelphus 'Buckley's Quill') at Wagner Nursery & Landscape

Buckley's Quill Mockorange in bloom

Buckley's Quill Mockorange in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  6 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Description:

A compact, rounded shrub prized for its highly fragrant, double white quilled blooms in early summer; wonderful in bloom, but fades into the background the rest of the year, always use in conjunction with other plants; very adaptable and easy to grow

Ornamental Features

Buckley's Quill Mockorange is clothed in stunning clusters of fragrant white pincushion flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The serrated oval leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Buckley's Quill Mockorange is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Buckley's Quill Mockorange is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Buckley's Quill Mockorange will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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