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Products > Boronia crenulata 'Rosy Splendor'
 
Boronia crenulata 'Rosy Splendor'

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Spring
Synonyms: [Boronia crenulata 'Tall Form']
Height: 3-4 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Boronia crenulata 'Rosy Splendor' - Profuse rose pink flowers shower this compact shrub during late winter and spring. Evergreen, with light-green oval aromatic leaves growing 3-4 feet tall. Grow in full sun to part shade with relatively good drainage, though the species is noted to tolerate heavy, even clay soils. Water during dry periods. Excellent for rockeries, borders and in large pots. Hardy to mid 20s F. A 2002 UCSC Koala Blooms Introduction that is the big cousin to Boronia 'Shark Bay' with more seasonable bloom and longer flowering stems but 'the long bloom season of 'Shark Bay' made it overwhelmingly more popular and so we discontinued growing this plant in 2009 - see Boronia crenulata 'Shark Bay' for more information on this plant  The information on this page is based on our library and online research as well as observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, in particular if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Boronia 'Rosy Splendor'.
 
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