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Hitchcock Mock-orange
Philadelphus hitchcockianus


Hitchcock mock-orange is a small shrub with tiny dark green leaves and a white cruciform or cross-shaped corolla. It grows around boulders and on cliffs in the Guadalupe Mountain canyons in the Trans-Pecos, New Mexico and Northern Mexico.

Plant Habit or Use: small shrub

Exposure: sun
partial sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: capsule

Height: 4 feet

Width: 2 to 3 feet

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: alkaline

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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