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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
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Available again from APRIL 2021 - When fresh stock arrives
£17.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from APRIL 2021
  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • 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) - grow in lime-free (ericaceous) compost in full light. Shade from hot sun
  • 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
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped - - 4-petalled flowers
  • 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
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 7
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that flower on previous year's growth in Spring, or current year's growth in late Summer/Autumn.
    Action: Cut back flowered shoots to within 1 inch of previous year's growth.
    When: Annually after flowering or in Spring if flowering on current year's growth.

    RHS group 10
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil - sandy soil preferred
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Boronia - Growing Guide
90cm (36in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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