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Boronia megastigma 'Heaven Scent' (Boronia)

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Plant description

boronia megastigma heaven scent

Heaven Scent is a compact, more floriferous form of the wonderfully scented brown boronia (B. megastigma). It has a naturally dense, symmetrical shape, and is great for container growing. Often a short lived plant, but worth trying for the gorgeous, pervasive perfume and lovely show of brown and lime green flowers in spring. It likes a cool, well drained soil, so mulch well.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: brown or yellow
Flowering season: spring

Scent

The flowers have a delightful perfume

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.8 metres
Minimum height: 0.8 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good native fertiliser, applied in spring.

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