Plants and Their People – Philadelphus lewisii

Philadelphus lewisii

Lewis’s Mock Orange. A nice native of this old-time favorite group, it too has fragrant white flowers in early Summer. Named in honor of Meriweather Lewis. It was one of many plant specimens collected on the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific Northwest in 1803-06.

2022-04-26T10:13:59+00:00April 26th, 2022|