If you love our native murraya but live somewhere frosty, this is an ideal alternative. Although it's called Mexican orange blossom it should come through a -5C winter, especially in a sheltered spot where the fragrance of the flowers will be better appreciated.
Flowering image: Ruth Hartnup via Flickr cropped to size.
APPEARANCE :Evergreen shrub with glossy leaves, somewhat aromatic; and white sweetly- scented flowers in the warmer months. USE FOR : Hedging, feature shrubs, urban courtyard gardens, scented gardens.
PLANTING : Plant in full sun in the garden, or part shade (where it may flower less); any well drained soil is fine. Frost hardy to around -5C. CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune as required after flowering to maintain shape, and fertilise with a slow release fertiliser in spring. HEIGHT & WIDTH : 2 m H x 2 m W. YOUR PLANTS : These plants are tube-stock plants, young healthy plants that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high x 42 mm wide.