Definition of Philadelphus coronarius
1. Noun. Large hardy shrub with showy and strongly fragrant creamy-white flowers in short terminal racemes.
Group relationships: Genus Philadelphus
Generic synonyms: Philadelphus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philadelphus Coronarius
Literary usage of Philadelphus coronarius
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Philadelphus coronarius. Syringa, the common name of Philadelphus, is identical with the generic name of the lilac. This arises from the use of Syringa by ..."
2. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The commonest species, MOCK ORANGE or SYRINGA — Philadelphus coronarius— grows to the height of 10 feet with upright branches having clusters of 5 to 9 ..."