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Philadelphus 'Belle Étoile'

Mock Orange 'Belle Etoile'

Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ is an elegant hedge plant that brings a fresh, citrus aroma to the garden. Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ is also referred to as Mock Orange ‘Belle Étoile. You can expect to be welcomed with large, white flowers in mid-summer and vibrant, ovate foliage, making this Philadelphus shrub an attractive plant or informal hedge.

  • Best Features: green foliage, white scented flowers, arching habit, specimen shrub, pollution tolerant, RHS Hedging
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1.2-1.5m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade, all but very wet soils, sheltered or exposed, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: If Mock Orange isn't quite right for your garden, see our range of Escallonia hedging for colourful flowering specimen shrubs diagonal

Mock Orange Hedge Plant Description

Mock Orange (Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’) is a stunning hedge plant that produces striking white flowers and distinctive citrus fragrance. It is a fantastic plant for creating an informal hedge while adding style and colour to your garden. Philadelphus hedging grows particularly well in urban polluted areas or salted-laden coastal situations. Of course, Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ also grows exceptionally well in ‘normal’ conditions. 

Popular Uses for Philadelphus 'Belle Étoile' Hedges

Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ is ideal as a specimen shrub, as well as an attractive informal hedge. It is a fantastic choice of hedging for creating a country-style theme in your landscape area and for attracting local wildlife such as bees and butterflies. 

Combine Philadelphus 'Belle Étoile' Plants With

Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ can be planted alone to create an attractive garden feature. However, this hedge plant can also be combined and complement other hedging shrubs. For more advice on planting Philadelphus plants, speak with one of our experts today on 01257 494 419.

Growth Rate of Mock Orange 'Belle Étoile' Hedging

Mock Orange hedging is ideal to achieve height of between 1.2.-1.5m. Philadelphus ‘Belle Étoile’ has an average growth rate and can be expected to achieve 20-40cm a year.

Care Advice for Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Belle Étoile'

If unattended, Philadelphus can become a large hedge plant. It is advised that once a year, after flowering, to remove some of the mature stems to thin out your Philadelphus plant. At the same time, remove some of the spent flower stems to encourage the production of new growth, which will carry the flowers in the following year. For more information about how to care for Mock Orange ‘Belle Étoile’, please take a look at our advice section.

Ideal Planting Density for Mock Orange 'Belle Etoile' Hedge Plants

For information on planting density specific to Philadelphus plants, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each plant species and root type.

Philadelphus is available year-round as pot-grown plants.

The majority of our Philadelphus hedging plants are UK grown by our skilled experts who have years of nursery growing experience. On the odd occasion that we source Mock Orange from outside of the UK, we go to every length to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging, we strive to provide the freshest condition plants at the highest possible standard while maintaining our excellent prices. Rest assured, you can buy Philadelphus hedges online with complete confidence.

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