Choisya dumosa A.Gray

Star-leaf Mexican Orange


Family: Rutaceae

Genus: Choisya

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 6 to 10

Size: Small shrub to 6' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Finely divided slender leaflets, aromatic. Axillary clusters of white flowers. Rounded form. White flowers from spring to autumn. Heat and drought tolerant. Needs really well-drained soil.

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History: 

Published in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 224 in 1888.

Native to New Mexico, Arizona, Texas and Mexico.

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