The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile'

mock orange

Photo of Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile'


An exquisite shrub with cup-shaped, very fragrant flowers from May to July. Position near an entrance or path where the lovely fragrance can be appreciated. The flowers are large with pale purple centres and the leaves are tapered and dark green


  • Shrubs

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Drought tolerant
  • Scented flowers

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Cut back shoots to a strong bud each year after flowering. On older plants, remove roughly a quarter of the oldest branches each year to encourage new growth.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 3 litre

Eventual height: 120cm

Eventual spread: 150cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun


  • South
  • East
  • West
  • North

Special conditions

  • Coastal
  • Exposed