Boronia-heterophylla.jpg (35997 bytes)Boronia heterophylla: is a Western Australian native and a member of the Rutaceae family. The species is sometimes known as the Kalgan Boronia.
Boronia heterophylla is a rounded, compact shrub reaching a height of 1.5 metres. The pinnate leaves are bright green. In spring, plants become covered with bright pink, fragrant, bell-shaped flowers.
Boronia heterophylla is a hardy shrub that copes with life in eastern Australian gardens.
“Carousel”, “Just Margaret” and “Lipstick” are cultivars and hybrids of this attractive shrub.
The Kalgan Boronia could be cultivated in rockeries, native cottages gardens and containers. The species is also used as a cut flower.
Prune after flowering to keep the plants bushy and blooming bounteously.
Propagate from cuttings.