Choisya ternata (Mexican Orange Blossom)

Full Sun
Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type:
Most Types

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Plant Overview

An evergreen shrub with glossy, fragrant leaves and masses of clusters of white, orange-blossom scented flowers in May and June. Works well with other shrubs or as a feature plant.

Introduced from Mexico in 1825 and has proved to be a popular and easy to grow shrub ever since.

Height and spread: 2.5m x 2.5m (can be kept smaller by pruning after flowering)

Common Name: Mexican Orange Blossom



Photo: Photo: JLPC / Wikimedia Commons

All our plants are supplied in 9cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant.
The majority of our plants are grown outdoors. This means that they follow their natural growth patterns and are ready to plant at any time of the year. If you order the plants in winter, they are likely to be dormant and died back to ground level, ready to shoot again in spring - just like the herbaceous perennials in your own garden. Very occasionally, in winter, we may indicate on the packing slip that a plant needs to be hardened off before planting out. This will be because it has just come out of a polytunnel. If you have any questions about our plants or growing methods, please feel free to drop us an email.
We grow most of what we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Our prices include VAT at 20%.