Mock-orange - Philadelphus agg.

    Description

    Mock-Orange is a medium-sized shrub with opposite, toothed leaves and ornamental white flowers.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Single plant found growing in Freeholt Wood, its origin is unknown.

    When to see it

    June and July.

    Life History

    Deciduous.

    UK Status

    Scattered British records, mainly from South East England and the Welsh borders.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland and not included in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map