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BORONIA crenulata

Commonly known as Aniseed boronia

Small aromatic leaves and pink flowers throughout the year, most profusely in late winter/spring
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 30cm-1.2m (12in - 4ft)
  • Spread - 30cm-1.2m (12in - 4ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun - provide a cool root run
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - can be grown in a container
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - red spider mites
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - use ericaceous compost. Shade from hot sun
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil - sandy soil preferred
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Boronia - Growing Guide
30cm-1.2m (12in - 4ft)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm-1.2m (12in - 4ft)
 

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