A twiggy, loosely-branched shrub with small, bright green leaves and lots of fragrant white flowers.
|Height and Spread
|3 m (10 ft.)
|Light and Water
|The exceptionally strong and hard wood was used for arrows and digging sticks. The leaves and flowers foam up when rubbed with the hands; this was used as soap.
|Mock-orange provides excellent cover and habitat for wildlife. Deer and elk browse the stems. Native bees are attracted to mock-orange.
|Can be used as privacy screen or as a physical barrier, especially when planted with rosa ssp. It can also be used as a feature plant in an area where the flowers and fragrance will be appreciated.
|This species was named mock-orange because of its similar fragrance to orange blossoms. The native species is usually more fragrant than cultivars.