Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’ (also called Mexican orange blossom)
‘Sundance’ (also called 'Lich')
Compact, dome shaped evergreen shrub grown for foliage and flowers.
All year, but also has fragrant flowers in late spring and sometimes again in autumn.
Evergreen, rounded shrub with dense habit. H: 2.5m, S: 2.5m.
Stems green, rounded and straight.
Leaves aromatic when crushed, glossy and bright yellow, each consisting of 3 rounded oblong leaflets.
Flowers – fragrant, open, white, five petals. Grow in clusters from stem tips.
Full sun or partial shade. Being yellow, it may be more sun sensitive.
Fertile, well drained.
Frost to half hardy, depending on site.
Neglected plants can be encouraged to produce more vigorous flowering stems from the base by pruning out one in three of the oldest stems after flowering. It's also worth removing any frost-damaged stems to the base.
Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
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