Mexican Orange Blossom is an evergreen shrub that looks good year-round. With glossy green aromatic leaves and star-shaped fragrant flowers, it suits most garden styles, our picks are cottage or contemporary gardens.
Try planting Choisya ternata as a stand-alone shrub, in a border or, as it is most commonly used, as a dense green hedge. This can be kept low as an alternative to the traditional Box hedging, or as a large shelter/privacy planting.
Among its features, it is easy to maintain and hardy to drought and pollution, once established. Ceanothus ‘Blue Carpet’, Chionochloa flavicans and Convulvulus cneorum make a great plant combination. You can also mix it with taller plants, such as Japanese maples.
Choisya ternata - Mexican Orange Blossom. A rounded, medium-sized growing shrub with glossy green, aromatic leaves. White star-shaped, fragrant flowers appear from summer throughout autumn. Position in full sun to part shade in well-drained … Read More »