Choisya ternata 'Sundance'
Common name: 
Sundance Mexican Orange
Golden-leaf Mexican Orange
Pronunciation: 
CHOIZ-e-a ter-NA-ta
Family: 
Rutaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Golden-yellow foliage on new growth, then yellow or even yellow-green or light green if grown in the shade.   Grows slower than the species, to 5 ft (1.5 m), produces the usual fragrant flowers.
  • Sun.  Well-drained, acid, moist soil.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7    Introduced by Bressingham Gardens in England.
  • Portland, Oregon: Hoyt Arboretum
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  • plant habit, full sun

    plant habit, full sun

  • leaves

    leaves

  • plant habit, flowering, deep shade

    plant habit, flowering, deep shade

  • leaves and flowers, deep shade

    leaves and flowers, deep shade

  • plant habit, fall, deep shade

    plant habit, fall, deep shade