Choisya x dewitteana ‘Aztec Pearl’
Mexican orange ‘Aztec Pearl’, Mexican orange blossom ‘Aztec Pearl’ , Choisya ternata ‘Aztec Pearl’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Aztec Pearl’ _ ‘Aztec Pearl’ is a rounded, open, evergreen shrub with aromatic, palmate leaves divided into three to five, narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaflets, bright green when young, and clusters of fragrant, pink-flushed, white flowers in late spring and again in autumn.
Leaves smell of citrus when crushed.
Rounded, Open branches
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Flushed pink, White in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Autumn
Bright-green in Spring; Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Glasshouse red spider mite , Snails
Generally disease free.
Pruning group 8
WHERE TO GROW
Choisya x dewitteana ‘Aztec Pearl’ (Mexican orange ‘Aztec Pearl’) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.
City, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises
Grow in well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West