Philadelphus purpurascens

Philadelphus purpurascens shrubs

Philadelphus purpurascens is a non-evergreen, upright growing shrub with dark-green oval leaves. In early to mid-summer, on purple stems, it bears clusters of sweetly-scented, white, bowl shaped flowers that open from purple buds. Plant this attractive shrub in moist, well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded bed, border, on a bank, slope within a city, coastal, cottage or informal garden