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Choisya ternata 'Sundance' Shrub

Mexican Orange Blossom
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Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is a popular evergreen shrub with cheerful yellow, oval foliage year round. In April-May and then often again in August – September the Mexican orange blossom produces a smothering of single, white flowers which attract all sorts of wildlife, such as bees. Choisya 'Sundance' has a delightful warm, sweet, citrus scent year round and so is ideal planted next to paths or seating areas where it can be thoroughly enjoyed.

Also known as Mexican Orange Blossom, this evergreen shrub will grow to 2.5 x 2.5 meters in 20 years. It grows well in most well-drained soils and prefer full sun, however it is often seen thriving in heavily shaded, north facing positions. Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is a lovely bright shrub that will add a splash of colour and fragrance to the garden, year round.

AKA Choisya 'Sundance', Choisya ternata Sundance 'Lich', Mexican Orange Blossom, Mexican Orange Blossom Sundance

  • Common name: Mexican Orange Blossom
  • Latin name: Choisya ternata 'Sundance'
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Height and spread in 20 years: 2.5 x 2.5 meters
  • Seasons of interest: Year round
  • Position: Full sun

Planting Advice for Choisya ternata Sundance

Pot grown Choisya ternata 'Sundance' can be planted at any time of the year. Choose a well drained site and dig a square hole as deep as the root mass and approximately 2x as wide. To help it establish more effectively, we advise applying Mycorrhizal Fungi root grow in the hole.

Remove the pot, gently loosen the roots and place into the planting hole. If your soil is poor, mix 50% of the original soil with 50% compost, fill in the hole and firm around gently.

Aftercare Advice for Choisya ternata Sundance

Once planted, keep the area free of competing weeds and grass for the first couple of growing seasons.

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The product table at the bottom of the page gives the forms and sizes available for this variety. Please note, photos are a guideline as all plants are unique. *Pot sizes may vary. Below are definitions of terms:

Supplied Size: Height measured from the top of the pot.

Single Stem tree: Classic tree with one trunk, pruned for a beautiful, natural shape.

Top grafted tree: A height next to this form refers to the length of clear stem, which will not grow taller. Only the head of branches will develop. Ideal for small spaces.

Feathered tree: Branches from the bottom of the trunk all the way up. These branches can be removed if a clear stem is required.

Multi Stem tree: Two or more stems arising from or near ground level, growing from one root system.

Bush: A plant with many stems low down, rather than one clear stem.

Clump: Several plants in one pot that give the appearance of a bushy multi stem tree.

Climber: Naturally climbing plant. Usually delivered running up a cane, ready to position in the garden.

Standard Tree: A more mature tree with an upright clear stem of approximately 1.8m-2.0m (measured from the soil to the lowest branches of the crown). Standards are available in different forms relating to their girth size (circumference of the stem measured 1m above soil level), not height.

 

Plant Specification Form Size Root type Price Quantity Qty
Choisya ternata 'Sundance' Form: bush Size: 30-50cm Root type: 10L pot* Choisya ternata 'Sundance' Price £45 (inc VAT)
bush 30-50cm 10L pot* £45 (inc VAT)
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