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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

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'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
The first stunning bicoloured choisya with pink and white flowers which are heavily scented in spring. Fine cut leaves
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Fragrant white flowers with lime-green and gold foliage. Very free flowering
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'  AWARD

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'  >


Commonly known as: 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
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Softer yellow foliage and narrower leaves
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'  AWARD

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Free flowering and compact cultivar
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £35.00 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA x 'Gold Star'

CHOISYA x 'Gold Star'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
A new selection from Peter Catt. Very bright golden-yellow, divided leaves. Fragrant white flowers
£16.00 each

CHOISYA x 'Scented Gem'

CHOISYA x 'Scented Gem'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Fragrant white flowers from pink buds
£16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA ternata   AWARD

CHOISYA ternata  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Pure white orange blossom; scented
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  AWARD

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Bright gold foliage
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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