Boronia crenulata – Aniseed Boronia

Boronia crenulata is a very ornamental small shrub to around a metre tall and wide, with massed pink flowers in spring to summer. It likes dappled shade and moist but well drained soils. Good in the flower garden, and does well in containers. Prune lightly after flowering if needed.

Scientific Name:Boronia crenulata
Common Name:Boronia
Other Common Names:Aniseed Boronia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.7 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.7 ~ 1 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial, Short lived
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting, Layering
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Fragrant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



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