BORONIA heterophylla

Deep cerise pink flowers in profusion. A most attractive greenhouse or conservatory plant
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrow, lance-shaped, aromatic, bright-green leaves.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Cerise pink
  • Height
    1.5m(5ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, bushy shrub
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Partial shade

BORONIA heterophylla

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£17.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites under glass.
    Place of origin
    Australia.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped, pendent 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
    Lime-free ericaceous potting, full light, shade from hot sun.
  • Hardiness
    Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • 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 flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
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Boronia - Growing Guide
1.5m(5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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