Definition of choisya in English:

choisya

noun

  • An evergreen Mexican shrub with sweet-scented white flowers, grown as an ornamental.

    • ‘Finding the plants was a problem in a country where the flower palette is either annuals (too high-maintenance) or choisyas, hydrangeas and perhaps the odd gaura, according to Henrietta.’
    • ‘We have two choisyas - one light green the other dark green - which we chose for the north-facing fence.’
    • ‘I have a shrub in my garden that I think is choisya.’

Origin

Named after Jacques D. Choisy (1799–1859), Swiss botanist.

Pronunciation:

choisya

/ˈtʃɔɪzɪə/