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Choisya ternata - 'Sundance' (Golden Choisya)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Choisya ternata Description

This attractive evergreen shrub is ideal a sunny border or as a potted specimen. Citrus scented white blossoms are borne in spring alongside striking Golden - yellow foliage produces, which is also scented scent. 1.8m wide x 1.5m


Choisya ternata - Cultivation Notes

Golden Choiysa is tender, and should be planted in a sheltered location in full sun. This evergreen shrub will flourish in most soils, as long as they are reasonably fertile as well as well drained.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Choisya ternata:
  • Scented blossom
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
Design & Plant Use for Choisya ternata:
  • Summer flowering plant suitable for drift planting
  • Evergreen ground cover suitable for problematic dry soils in full sun
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

Common Missspellings: Choisea, Choisear, Choysia, Choysea, Choiser


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Choisya ternata - 'Sundance' (Golden Choisya)