Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'

Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
  • Common name: Choisya
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 3m

Spread: 2.5m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Aromatic foliage, Flowers

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Choisya x dewitteana ‘Aztec Pearl’ is a compact evergreen shrub with slender, glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of fragrant, white flowers with a hint of pink, from late spring. It's ideal for growing in a mixed border.

Grow Choisya ternata ‘Aztec Pearl’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Shorten stems by 25-30cm after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers in autumn.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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