mockorange Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus coronarius
Leaf:Opposite, simple, oblong to ovate, coarsely to not serrated, 2 to 4 inches long, green above, lighter below.
Flower:White, four petals, yellow anthers, 1 inch across, fragrant, appearing in early summer.
Fruit:Dry, four-parted capsule, 1/2 inch long, persistent.
Twig:Slender, light brown to reddish brown, raised leaf scar, 3 bundle scars, hidden bud.
Bark:Light brown, coarsely shreddy.
Form:Shrub, with an overall rounded shape and arching branches.