Boronia muelleri (Benth.) Cheel

Forest Boronia

Shrub 2-3 m tall, the branchlets warty and with hair unusually arranged in 2 lines. Leaves aromatic, pinnate. Leaflets 7-17, narrowly elliptic to oblong, margins finely toothed. Flower clusters axillary, of 1-7 flowers. Flowers mostly pale pink; spring to summer.

Vic, NSW

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Rutaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Boronia muelleri 'Sunset Serenade'

A compact, small shrub to about 1m tall with prolific flowers in spring.

A selection from wild plants in Gippsland, Vic.

Introduced c. 1981.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Rutaceae
genus        Boronia Sm.