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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
  • 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) -
  • 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 -
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  • 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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