Mexican Orange Blossom

Choisya ternata 'Sundance'

Mexican Orange Blossom - Choisya ternata 'Sundance'

Common Name: Mexican Orange Blossom
Genus: Choisya
Species: ternata
Cultivar: 'Sundance'

This plant's genus is named after M. Choisy who was a botanist from Geneva.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Gold, YellowFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This evergreen shrub has bright, golden-yellow foliage, the leaves are also fragrant when crushed, producing a rich, spicy smell. To maintain best leaf colour, it is recommended that this shrub is grown in full sun. In late spring, fragrant white flowers are produced. Any young foliage can be susceptible to frost damage, so when planting, choose a sheltered site if possible.

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