Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
(Mexican Orange Blossom) Similar to the familiar Choisya ternata, this medium sized evergreen shrub has glossy green, aromatic and finely cut, three or five fingered leaves.
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Similar to the familiar Choisya ternata, this medium sized evergreen shrub has glossy green, aromatic and finely cut, three or five fingered leaves. These delicate, narrow leaves have a slightly oriental feel and are aromatic if crushed. Scented clusters of pink-tinged white flowers emerge in spring.
A compact and reliable garden shrub which can also be grown in a large container if required.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Fertile, well-drained soils.
- Hardiness: Hardy. Ideally requires shelter from cold winter winds.
- Flowering Period: May.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Medium sized rounded shrub once established.
- Height: 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
- Notes: Prune to shape after flowering if required. This plant was formerly known as Choisya ternata 'Aztec Pearl'.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), To grow in a pot
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