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    Buy Choisya ternata Sundance

    Scientific Name: Choisya ternata 'Lich'

    Also Known As

    • Choisya ternata 'Sundance'
    • Golden Mock Orange
    • Sundance Mexican Orange

    Plant type

    shrub

    size

    • H: 3'-5'
    • W: 3'-5'

    planting zones

    • 7a-10b

    2 gallon bagged root ball | $36

    Ships UPS, flat charge based on order total

    Fewer than 17 at Gossler Farms

    2 inch wide, 4-6 inch deep tube | $19.95

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    Choisya ternata Sundance plant details

    Choisya ternata Sundance is a moderate-growing broadleaf evergreen shrub with gold and green foliage. In spring white flowers emerge. Features glossy texture. Attracts bees and butterflies making it an excellent addition to pollinator gardens. Grows well with sun - dappled shade and regular - low water. Drought tolerant once established. Adapts to various soil conditions. Does well in average, clay, gritty, lean and well-drained soil. A good option if you're seeking something heat tolerant and humidity tolerant.

    CHARACTERISTICS OF Choisya ternata Sundance

    Plant type: shrub
    Plant family: rutaceae
    Foliage: evergreen gold and green
    Mature size: 3 FT - 5 FT - wide, 3 FT - 5 FT - tall
    Flowers: white blooms in spring
    Uses: citrus-scented, fragrant, tropical-looking, year round interest

    GROWING CONDITIONS for Choisya ternata Sundance

    USDA Zones: 7a - 10b
    Sun exposure: sun - dappled shade
    Watering frequency: regular - low
    Resistant to: deer, heat and humidity
    Soil needs: average, clay, gritty, lean and well-drained

    Nursery contributed plant descriptions

    A spectacular form of our southwest native with leaves of bright yellow to lime green, the more sunlight the more yellow the foliage. This fabulous 4-8' shrub has exquisitely fragrant orange-blossom-scented white flowers in spring, the crushed leaves also have yummy citrusy scent. Very useful as a specimen also lovely grouped or as a hedge; resistant to browsing by rabbits and deer. S-PSh/M-D
    Wowser evergreen shrub with bright & shiny yellow gold leaves – really blings! 5'h x 3'w – sun to light shade. Soil tolerant, deer resistant, not fussy. Heavenly fragrant white flowers in spring… Great contrast plant with greens and even burgundy shrubs like Loropetalum or Physocarpus Diabolo!!
    A smaller relative of Joe Pye weed, native to Eastern North America. This selection features strong upright stems of outstanding burgundy leaves for exciting foliage all season. Blooms over many weeks in fall with modest flat-topped snow-white terminal clusters. A valuable butterfly nectar source. Well suited to lightly shaded perennial borders or use as a filler in mixed borders and foundation planting.
    C. 'Sundance' grows to 6' tall and has golden yellow leaves year round. The flowers are a sweet citrus scent in early spring. Needs some shade in afternoon. Superb with Cornus 'Midwinter Fire''
    This evergreen shrub has bright yellow foliage that provides excellent contrast in the garden. Grows slowly to 4-5 feet tall. Fragrant orange blossom-like flowers are a late spring bonus.
    Evergreen rounded shrub with glossy, bright yellow leaves that are aromatic when crushed. Fragrant white flowers grow in clusters from spring into the summer. Great choice for a splash of evergreen color in the yard. Growth Rate medium
    Leaves are chartreuse in filtered light, bright yellow in sunny locations. Its great foliage color makes for the fact that it rarely flowers. Dense, upright habit to 5 feet. Filtered to full sun. Well-drained soil. Zone 8-10
    This cultivar of species ternata has golden-yellow foliage when young, maturing to yellow-green. Great for bold foliage contrasts amongst other shrubs or large perennials and for hedging.
    Golden leaves, fragrant creamy flowers
    To 8' tall and wide. White, star-shaped flowers are produced in late spring and again in autumn. New foliage is chartreuse-yellow and gradually turns green with age.
    Leaves are chartreuse in filtered light, yellow in sun, evergreen, rarely flowers, USDA Zones 7-8.
    Golden Mexican Orange Shrub is not hardy for us but makes an attractive container specimen. It has tripartite glowing yellow foliage and citrus scented blossoms in late winter early spring. Grows 3-6' with equal spread.
    Introduced because of the lovely golden foliage, the young leaves hold a rich golden hue in the sun. Given some shade, the leaves will develop into the rich green of the species. An exceptional plant which adds much color and interest to the garden.

    By: Greer Gardens Inc.

    Fragrant white blossoms.
    Golden foliaged Mexican orange contrasts nicely with its green leaved parent. Evergreen shrub, to 3-5 ft tall and wide, with shiny, dense, aromatic foliage and citrus-scented white flowers in spring, occasionally in summer with a second flush in autumn. Full sun to morning sun in hottest climates and regular garden water. Cold hardy to USDA zone 8.

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    Gardening facts about Choisya ternata Sundance plant

    How to Grow Choisya ternata Sundance

    • Sun Exposure

      • sun - dappled shade
    • Water Needs

      • regular - drought tolerant
    • Soil Needs

      • clay
      • adaptable
      • average
      • lean
      • well-drained
      • gritty
    • Special Situation

      • heat tolerant
      • humidity tolerant

    Features

    • Foliage Color

      • gold
      • green
    • Flower Color

      • white
    • Flower Season

      • spring
    • Wildlife

      • bees
      • butterflies
      • deer resistant
    • Texture

      • glossy
    • Foliage Season

      • evergreen
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