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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.

 


  • 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.
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil

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
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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
£14.50 each

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
£14.50 each

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'Goldfingers'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Softer yellow foliage and narrower leaves
£14.50 each
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CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'  AWARD

CHOISYA x dewitteana 'White Dazzler'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Free flowering and compact cultivar
£14.50 £11.60 each

CHOISYA ternata   AWARD

CHOISYA ternata  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Pure white orange blossom; scented All APR-JUN
Multibuy
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'

CHOISYA ternata 'Moonshine'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
A sport of C.ternata with much larger leaves and flowers
£14.50 each
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CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  AWARD

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'  >


Commonly known as: Mexican orange blossom.
Bright gold foliage
£14.50 each

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