Boronia muelleri ‘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 or a few rocks to keep the root zone cool is beneficial. Also good for container growing, so it can be moved to the best place when it is in flower. 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.

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Scientific Name:Boronia muelleri
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
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
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.