Choisya ternata
Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Common Name : Mexican orange blossomType : ShrubHabit : BushyHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1.5-2.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Aprilto NovemberFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H4
Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°
Sunlight : Full SunMoisture : Well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

C. ternata is a rounded, medium-sized bushy evergreen shrub, with dark, glossy green leaves divided into three broad leaflets. Flowers pure white, scented, often appearing fitfully into winter.


2020 – None to be said.

2019- Very nice flowering mid-April.

2018 – Beginning of flowering in mid-April. Huge flowering at the beginning of May. Faded mid May.

2017 – Still traces of fumagina. Full bloom early April. Faded early May.

2016 – In bud late April. Full bloom early May. Faded flowers late May. Fumagine in autumn. Rising from early November.

2015 There is some fumagine left. In bloom mid-April. W 260 x D 190 cm. Flowering finished at the end of May. Beautiful repeat flowering at the end of September-early October – no fumagine left.

2014 – Very flowery most of the year, stained by the fumagine from the Nordmann fir. Stained by the Nordmann Fir fumagine. In autumn, clean the leaves by hand with a small sponge. To be redone in spring 2015!


2020 – None to be said.

2019- Very nice flowering mid-April.

2018 – Good start to the season. Faded mid May.

2017 – Beginning of the year a little yellowed. Beautiful flowering mid April. Faded early May.

2016-April: a little yellowed. Flowered throughout May. No uptake this year.

2015.- April: looks a little yellowed. In bloom mid-April. A little upwelling in the autumn.

Difficult to start, branches broken by cats shortly after planting. Well developed in 2014.

See on garden plan - Coordinates: D2, J2