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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Mexican orange blossom Mexican orange flower
Choisya are evergreen shrubs with aromatic, palmately divided leaves and fragrant star-shaped white flowers
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
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Wall-side Borders Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite and damage by snails
Generally disease free
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Mexican orange blossom
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