Choisya Aztec Pearl AGM

Launched by Hillier Nurseries at the 1989 Chelsea Flower Show.

Choisya ‘Aztec Pearl’ was the first hybrid of the genus I’m still breeding. 5 have been marketed and number 6 is completely different. Choisya Apple Blossom became available in the autumn of 2015. 2 more Choisya are still under trial in Europe

  • First class evergreen shrub
  • Any well drained soil
  • Sun or shade
  • Scented white flowers
  • Pink in bud
  • Flowers in the spring and again in early autumn
  • Bright green leaflets
  • Prune after flowering in the spring
  • Twenty five years later still one of Europe’s top selling shrubs
  • A shrub for all season and locations
Genus Choisya
Species ternata x arizonica
Cultivar 'Aztec Pearl'
Category Evergreen shrub
Height & Spread 150 - 200 cm x 150 - 200 cm
Plant Breeders Rights
Colours Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions.
  • Peter Moore Longstock Park Nursery

  • Peter Moore Longstock Park Nursery

  • Peter Moore Longstock Park Nursery planted 1997 removed 2010

  • Peter Moore Launched at the Chelsea Flower Shower 1989

  • Peter Moore 1989 a old man now

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