lluminati Arch® Mockorange Philadelphus coronarius

lluminati Arch® Mockorange Philadelphus coronarius


Old-fashioned charm, modern day performance!


Mock orange has long been beloved for its romantic white flowers, full of a sweet, orange blossom fragrance. But mock oranges were a bit ratty and messy, not really garden-worthy plants. Illuminati Arch® mock orange changes that! Enjoy the elegant, arching habit, sweetly fragrant flowers, and handsome, clean foliage that looks great all season. Imagine a fragrant hedge, or a striking specimen - or plant in your perennial garden and bring back those memories of Grandma's garden!


Top reasons to grow Illuminati Tower mock orange:

- Better foliage all season makes a cleaner, more handsome plant

- Elegant arching branches

- Lots and lots of fragrant white flowers in early summer

Top reasons to grow Illuminati Arch mockorange:

- never-before-seen space-saving habit takes up a fraction of the room of older varieties

- very fragrant white flowers in late spring/early summer have a sweet fragrance that carries on the warm breezes

- Deer resistant and drought tolerant

Fragrant Flower 

Drought Tolerant 


Resists: Deer 



Plant Type: Shrub  

Shrub Type: Deciduous  

Height Category: Medium  

Garden Height: 48 Inches  

Spacing: 48 Inches  

Spread: 48 Inches  

Flower Colors: White  

Foliage Colors: Green  

Foliage Shade: Dark green  

Habit: Upright  

Container Role: Thriller 



Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun, Sun 

Maintenance Category: Easy 

Blooms On: Old Wood 

Bloom Time: Early Summer, Late Spring 

Hardiness Zones: 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b

Water Category: Average 

Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil 

Uses: Border Plant, Container, Landscape 


Uses Notes: 

Illuminati Arch mockorange can be grown as a small specimen, flowering hedge, or in and amongst perennials and other plants in your landscape. 


Maintenance Notes: 

Illuminati Arch mockorange will need little pruning - it blooms on old wood, so any pruning you do wish to do should be done after flowering. 

If you wish to fertilize, one application of a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring is sufficient.


Fun Facts: 

The scientific name for mockorange, Philadelphus, translates to "brotherly love." The common name, mockorange, derives from the fragrance of the flowers, which does indeed resemble orange blossoms - even though this plant can grow in far colder climates than actual citrus.