|Spreading, evergreen shrub with fragrant, white, late spring or early summer flowers. An old fashioned favorite, at home in the shrub border. Allow ample room for arching branches. Remove oldest branches (back to ground) right after plant has finished flowering.
Philadelphus mexicanus bears single, cup-shaped, strongly rose-scented, white flowers, either single or in racemes of 3, in summer. 6 feet tall and wide or more. 'Rose Syringa' bears flowers with lavender-pink markings in the middles.