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Boronia pinnata 'South West Rocks' gives a brilliant display of starry pink flowers in spring which is a sight to behold against the attractive dark green feathery foliage. The leaves are aromatic. Use it as a feature shrub for a spot with good drainage and a cool root run such as a rockery. Give it some protection from hot summer sun, so best in a lightly shaded spot.Trim it back by about 20% after it has finished flowering. Feed with a good native low phophorus fertiliser in spring.
Flower colour: Pink
Flowering season: spring
The leaves have a very aromatic smell
Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres
Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.8 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: dry, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus.