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Products > Boronia clavata 'Heather Wand'
 
Boronia clavata 'Heather Wand' - Bremer Boronia

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Rutaceae (Citrus)
Origin: Australia (Australasia)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Spring
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Height: 4-6 feet
Width: 4-6 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Seaside: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Boronia clavata 'Heather Wand' (UCSC Koala Blooms Intro) - A graceful, compact evergreen shrub 4-6 feet tall and wide with narrow, light green leaves that are strongly scented. Small delicately perfumed, bell-shaped greenish-yellow flowers are borne in profusion in spring. Attractive in mixed plantings; excellent for bouquets. Best grown in moist but freely-draining soil in a partly-shaded position. Grows in a wide range of soils and tolerates coastal conditions. Withstands limited periods of dryness and light frosts. Prune moderately after flowering to encourage fullness. Excellent choice for a small screen. Has proven hardy to 28 F and is probably hardy to at least 25 F. A 2004 UCSC Koala Blooms Introduction. This plant will be available from San Marcos Growers, Rosendale Nursery, Suncrest Nursery, Monterey Bay Nursery and Native Sons Nursery.  The information about Boronia clavata 'Heather Wand' displayed on this page is based on research conducted in our library and from reliable online resources. We also relate observations made about it as it grows in our nursery gardens and other gardens we visit, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others, and we welcome hearing from anyone with additional information, particularly if they can share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.
 
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