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botanical name:
Choisya ternata
Choisya ternata © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mexican Orange Blossom
family:  Rutaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
description:
Rounded evergreen shrub with dense aromatic foliage. Abundant clusters of scented white flowers in spring with occasional repeat flowering later.

cultivation:
Most reasonably fertile, well drained soils, in full sun or part shade.
May be trimmed to keep size and shape. Adaptable and unfussy.

propagation:
From semi-ripe cuttings.

usage:
Shrub borders, excellent for urban landscape planting

other notes:
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