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Choisya ternata Sundance


Choisya ternata "Sundance" AGM also known as the Mexican Orange Blossom is a hardy evergreen shrub with pungent leaves which resembles cloves and spices when crushed. Its glossy yellow palmate leaves sit beneath abundant clusters of fragrant white flowers which appear in late spring. To prolong flowering period prune back spent flowers to encourage a second flush in Summer reaching up to 1.5m in height and spread and unfussy on location and soil type.
Flower Colour
White, Yellow

Other
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners

Hardiness
Hardy Perennial

Category
Shrubs

Delivery
August onwards

Flowering Time
Spring, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
150cm (60")

Height
1.5m (60")

Choisya

Soil

Fertile, well-drained soil

Position

Full sun

Flowering

Late spring, then late summer

Additional Information

Valued for its aromatic yellow foliage, (green yellow if grown in part shade). Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. To prolong flowering period prune back spent flowers, this will also encourage a second flush in summer. Pruning group 8, ie trim or lightly cut back shoots to improve shape after flowering. Remove dead and damaged growth in mid spring. Hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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