For me, the best thing about Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’ is the flowers’ beautifully sweet scent, which encompasses the June garden. I simply adore this shrub in June – while the plants are in flower. Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’ produces very pretty white flowers, they really are lovely. These open, shallow cup shaped flowers are a magnet for bees and other pollinating insects.
Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’ is an easy to grow, deciduous shrub. Plants grow to a height of 1.5m (5ft), spreading 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft) wide. This is a great container plant. Plant Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile in moist, well-drained soil or peat free compost, in a position where your plants can enjoy the sunshine and you can enjoy your plant’s flowers and their intoxicating scent.
Articles that mention Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’:
- Jun. 2019 – Sweetly Scented Summer Flowering Shrubs