Wild or Western mock orange (Philadelphus lewisii). Author’s photographs

Fragrance in the Wild Western Garden: Philadelphus

Toward the realization of a truly interesting, fragrant garden in the American West, Philadelphus is one of the genera with the most to offer. Western mock orange (Philadelphus lewisii) was collected by the Lewis and Clark Expedition on their return trip through Idaho and Montana in 1806….