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Boronia nana var. hyssopifolia

Dwarf Boronia

Small wiry undershrub.

Additional information

  • FamilyRutaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • SizeProstrate x 0.2-0.5 m
  • Plant groupingHerbs & Groundcovers <1m
  • LeavesSmall narrow to elliptic aromatic leaves 2-15 mm x 0.5-3.5 mm.
  • Flower colourwhite to pale pink
  • Flowering timeOctober to December
  • Flowers1-2 open-petalled flowers amongst the foliage.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsMoist well drained soil. Frost tolerant. Partial sun or dappled shade.
  • Garden useDainty plant for partly shaded gardens amongst other shrubs or in rockeries. Does not want to dry out.
  • Commercially availableNo information available
  • Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Known from one local site where it is not in jeopardy. More common outside the Shire boundary.
Photographer/s: 1, 3, 4 Marilyn Bull ©; 2 Murray Fagg © Australian National Botanic Garden

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