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


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

Native to New Mexico, Arizona, Texas and Mexico.


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