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Shark Bay Boronia

Boronia crenulata 'Shark Bay'

This easy to grow, no-fuss dwarf shrub displays dense, glossy green leaves with a licorice scent. Delicate, pink, star-like flowers bloom year round. Consistent, long bloom season make this a great choice for containers. Prefers partial shade in a sheltered spot.
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Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical Pronunciationboh-ROH-nee-uh kren-YOO-lah-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate winter to spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureCompact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Adapts well, even to clay soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Prefers consistently moist soil, but watering can be reduced after establishment.Prefers sun or partial shade in a sheltered spot.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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