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Boronia megastigma

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Boronia megastigma

Bormeg
Brown Boronia,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4
Size: 14cm
Available: 35
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.91 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.70 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Boronia megastigma Brown Boronia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Upright

Description:
Used primarily for its beautiful heady scent, Boronia is an erect, compact shrub with dark green leaves and brown hanging yellow and brown flowers. Fast growing and relatively short lived, plant where scent can be appreciated for a season.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Scale

Cultural Notes: Requires cool, moist, slightly acidic and well-drained soil. Prone to root rot in waterlogged sites. Mulch well to keep roots cool. Prefers dappled shade. Prune after flowering to encourage dense growth. Not an easy plant to grow, does tend to drop dead without reason. Short lived but worth it for the perfume.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rutaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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