About This Species
Lewis’s mock orange is a twiggy, branching deciduous shrub with grey-brown bark, oval green leaves, and clusters of fragrant, four-petaled white flowers with yellow centers growing to 3.5 m tall. Flowers of mock orange are very attractive to butterflies. This BC native likes to be planted in partial shade and is tolerant of both dry and wet soils. It has a graceful arching shape that looks great as a shrub border.
When selecting non-invasive plants for your garden, be sure to look for those that are suitable for your location, including moisture requirements, hardiness zone, and avoidance of known bear attractants among other factors.
Plant Special Features
- Fire smart
- Bear smart
- Pollinator friendly
Moist but well-drained conditions