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Choisya ternata 'Lich' SUNDANCE (Mexican Orange Blossom)

Mexican Orange Blossom 'Lich' SUNDANCE, Mexican Orange Flower 'Lich' SUNDANCE, Mexican Orange 'Lich' SUNDANCE


Showy year round, Choisya ternata 'Lich' SUNDANCE (Mexican Orange Blossom) is a very handsome, rounded, evergreen, dense shrub with aromatic, glossy, chartreuse to golden yellow foliage. A profusion of fragrant, star-shaped, pure white flowers bloom from late spring to early summer and often intermittently throughout the summer and/or in the fall. Rich in nectar, they are greatly appreciated by bees and butterflies. Both flowers and leaves enjoy the divine fragrance of orange blossoms. Almost as vigorous as the species, SUNDANCE is one of the most popular selections.

  • Awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows in a rounded medium-sized, shrub up to 4-8 ft. high (120-240 cm) and wide.
  • Easily grown in fertile, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best with morning sun and some protection from hot afternoon sun. Provide a sheltered location, protected from cold winter winds.
  • Drought tolerant and rabbit resistant
  • Great for wall-side borders, shrub borders, hedges, city gardens or even containers.
  • Virtually disease free, this plant may be affected by glasshouse red spider mite or by snails
  • Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
  • Prune stems immediately after flowering to encourage an additional rebloom

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 10
Heat Zones 8 – 10
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Choisya - Mexican Oranges
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 4' – 8' (120cm – 240cm)
Spread 4' – 8' (120cm – 240cm)
Spacing 72" – 96" (180cm – 240cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 7 – 10
Heat Zones 8 – 10
Climate Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Family Choisya - Mexican Oranges
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 4' – 8' (120cm – 240cm)
Spread 4' – 8' (120cm – 240cm)
Spacing 72" – 96" (180cm – 240cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Mediterranean Garden

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