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Choisya ternata - 'Goldfinger' (Mexican Orange Blossom)

Choisya ternata - 'Goldfinger' (Mexican Orange Blossom)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half 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. It has a low growing spreading habit making it ideal for covering ground. 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

This finely cut leafed Choiysa is tender, and should be planted in a sheltered location in full sun. This variety is particularly slow growing. This shrub will flourish in most soils, as long as they are reasonably fertile and 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:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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

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