Mexican Orange Blossom

Choisya 'Aztec Pearl'

Mexican Orange Blossom - Choisya  'Aztec Pearl'

Common Name: Mexican Orange Blossom
Genus: Choisya
Cultivar: 'Aztec Pearl'

This plant's genus is named after M. Choisy who was a botanist from Geneva.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

The leaves of this evergreen shrub are split into finger-like leaflets, giving rise to its other common name Starleaf.

The more common name Mexican Orange refers to the similarity between this plant's flowers and the related orange, both in appearance and smell and its natural habitat of Mexico and the southern states of North America.

The leaflets have a spicy aroma when crushed.

Pink buds open to produce white flowers during late spring and early summer.


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