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CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'

Commonly known as Mexican orange blossom

Bright gold foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact habit
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Needs full sun to maintain its yellow colour.

CHOISYA ternata 'Sundance'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Less floriferous than other Choisyas
    Pests & Diseases
    Snails.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK. 1978. Discovered and bred by nurseryman Peter Catt.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Choisya - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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