I love my Mock Orange Bush. I’m just sorry that the flowers only last for about 3 weeks. We usually end up getting wind or rain which shortens the blooming time though. I planted it right beside the fort door of my house so I would get the smell of the flowers when it is flowering.
One thing I noticed though is that there is no fruit. Once the flowers drop off, it is just leaves again. I hadn’t even thought of that until just now.
The flowers on the mock orange resemble the flowers on an orange tree, which is how it got its name. The scent is a mild jasmine. My Mock Orange does not have much scent at all, but when I bought it, I had no idea there were so many varieties of them. I love it for its flowers, even without the scent though.
So far on Africam today, we have seen Lions, Impala, Nyala, Woolly-necked Stork, Elephant, Osprey, Cape Turtle Dove, Wildebeest, Zebra, Egyptian Goose, Waterbuck, White-tailed Mongoose, Common Duiker, Black Eagle and chick and Salome the Cheetah with her 3 cubs. Click here to see all of today’s pictures.