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common name: Mexican Orange Blossom
synonyms: Choisya 'Limo'
shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: yellow
flower colour: white
main season: All Year
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Quite recent hybrid with palmate leaves divided into narrow leaflets, deep yellow when young, ageing to lime green. Scented white flowers in late spring and often repeating later. Compact bushy habit and moderately resistant to burning in strong sunlight.
Most reasonably fertile, well drained soils, preferably in light shade to prevent scorching.
Can be slow to establish.
Commercial propagation protected by Plant Breeders' Rights
Cross between C. ternata 'Sundance' and C. arizonica, bred by Peter Moore of Longstock Park Nursery in Hampshire, UK.