This evergreen shrub is grown for its mass of beautiful, star-shaped white flowers, which have a delicate citrus fragrance, in late April through May. It also has attractive glossy foliage with leaves that are aromatic and shaped like small palm leaves. One of the most common varieties grown, Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’ has lovely yellow to lime green foliage which adds a splash of colour to the garden all year round.Buy Choisya Ternata Here!
Choisya ternata, which is commonly known as Mexican Orange Blossom, originated in Mexico and was introduced to Europe in 1826. The species is named after the Swiss Protestant clergyman and botanist Jacques Denys Choisy.
These shrubs are easy to grow and require very little care and attention. They will thrive even in relatively poor soil, require no pruning and are tolerant to many pests and diseases. They are happy in full sun or partial shade.
Because they are easy to grow and provide such lovely foliage in the garden they are an ideal shrub for the busy gardener.
Reads on to find out how to choose, grow, propagate and care for your Choisya ternata as well as for details of any pests and diseases that may affect your shrub.