Scientific Name: Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
Common Name: Mexican mock orange
Family Name: Rutaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Fragrance, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Distinctive smell, Trifoliate (ternate), Oblong, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, White, May-Jun-Sep-Oct
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves palmately compound with 4 or 5 dark, narrow leaflets with entire margins; flowers showy, in clusters of white 5 petalled flowers with pale pink and green calyx; orange fragrance.