hoary mockorange Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus pubescens
Leaf:Opposite, simple, oblong to ovate, coarsely serrated, 2 to 4 inches long, green above, gray fuzzy below.
Flower:Attractive, white, four petals, yellow anthers, 1 inch across, fragrant, appearing in late spring to 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, reaching up to 12 feet tall.