CHOISYA

Commonly known as Mexican orange blossom

Attractive aromatic leaves and flowers valued for their scent of orange.

Genus of about 7 species of evergreen shrubs from canyons and rocky slopes in southwestern USA and Mexico.

Attractive to hoverflies and moths.

 

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Grown for its attractive, aromatic leaves and fragrant, star-shaped flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - bees. Named in honour of Jacques Denis Choisy (1799-1859), Swiss botanist. Member of the same family as citrus and skimmia with aromatic oil glands in the leaves. Does well against a wall.
    Pests & Diseases
    Snails.
    Place of origin
    Southwestern USA, Mexico.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
Choisya - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CHOISYA

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Apple Blossom'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Apple Blossom'

Mexican orange blossom

the first stunning bicoloured choisya with pink and white flowers which are heavily scented in spring. Fine cut leaves

 
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CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

Mexican orange blossom

fragrant white flowers with lime-green and gold foliage. Very free flowering

 
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CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'

Mexican orange blossom

a dome-shaped shrub with bright green leaflets and large flowers, pink in bud, opening white in May and again in late summer

 
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CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'

Mexican orange blossom

softer yellow foliage and narrower leaves

 
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CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'

Mexican orange blossom

free flowering and compact cultivar

 
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CHOISYA x 'Gold Star'

CHOISYA x 'Gold Star'

Mexican orange blossom

a new selection from Peter Catt. Very bright golden-yellow, divided leaves. Fragrant white flowers

 
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CHOISYA x 'Scented Gem'

CHOISYA x 'Scented Gem'

Mexican orange blossom

fragrant white flowers from pink buds

 
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CHOISYA ternata

CHOISYA ternata

Mexican orange blossom

pure white orange blossom; scented

 
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CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

Mexican orange blossom

a sport of C.ternata with much larger leaves and flowers

 
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CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'

Mexican orange blossom

bright gold foliage

 
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