Boronia safrolifera ‘Seaside Stars’

A beautiful small shrub growing to a metre high, it bears masses of pink starry flowers in winter and spring. It needs a well drained and moist soil for best performance. A light coverage of mulch is beneficial. Prune lightly after flowering to encourage a more dense habit, and give it a handful of a good native fertiliser in spring. The flowers are fragrant and make great cut flowers.

Scientific Name:Boronia safrolifera
Family:Rutaceae
Common Name:Boronia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.8 metre
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Fragrant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Fragrant oils, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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